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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.
February 7, 2017
Despite BEDCO's poor record and fatalities, city paid the nonprofit more than $3 million in January.
February 6, 2017
The revelation comes as the city decides to move forward with the $6.4 million deal.
The late Brooklyn DA's family is in a legal battle over his estate.
February 3, 2017
Three police departments from around country have either stopped using the cameras or raised concerns.
February 1, 2017
The restaurant's co-owners were convicted of felony money laundering.
January 30, 2017
The firms, HAKS and SIMCO Engineering, are owned by a Mayor de Blasio fundraiser.
January 24, 2017
Sma-Li Amanollahi met with deputy mayor Alicia Glen's chief of staff about an East Elmhurst property.
January 19, 2017
Mackenzie Wright is accused of keeping the painting in her dorm at the Fashion Institute of Technology.