James Fanelli

Investigative Reporter @fanellijames jfanelli@dnainfo.com

James Fanelli's byline has appeared in nearly all the city's tabloids.

Before joining DNAinfo, he spent two years at the Daily News, first as a general assignment reporter and then as an assistant city editor overseeing the courts and transit beats.

Before the News, he worked for four years at the New York Post as a Sunday enterprise reporter. He's also worked as an editor at amNewYork and the Queens Courier and has freelanced for Newsday.

He grew up in Long Island and graduated from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and Holy Cross College.


Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

July 28, 2016

The guardian of dachshund Winnie Pooh said the trust was set up six years ago, but hasn't made payments.

Harlem »

July 27, 2016

Alaba Hamzat, who was disabled by polio, asked NYCHA for a move two years before planned elevator work.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

July 21, 2016

Cynthia Nutt was among a half-dozen Trump World Tower buyers who tried to get their money back.

South Bronx »

July 14, 2016

Documents show an ongoing study of closing the jail, including something called 'Project Sean Connery.'

Downtown »

July 12, 2016

The federal investigation has ensnared NYPD brass and key officials in City Hall.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

July 12, 2016

Here are the unsealed court documents showing Alicia Clark's blackmail scheme against Kennedy's dad.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

July 11, 2016

Unsealed court papers show the socialite, Alicia Corning Clark, had planned to blackmail the Kennedys.

Downtown »

July 6, 2016

Board clears re-election team of coordinating with Campaign for One New York, yet urges new rules.