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.
January 19, 2017
Mackenzie Wright is accused of keeping the painting in her dorm at the Fashion Institute of Technology.
January 12, 2017
Letita James said she has been looking into the troubled nonprofit Bushwick Economic Development Corp.
January 11, 2017
The late DA's mom said in court papers that his wife changed his will to exclude many family members.
January 9, 2017
Bushwick Economic Development Corp. has a history of tax problems — but has kept the city in the dark.
January 5, 2017
Michael Erber and his nonprofit has been accused of illegally evicting veterans and taking their rent.
January 3, 2017
A city judge said the Hell's Kitchen eatery must pay $10,000 to the customer and a $10,000 fine.
January 2, 2017
The suspect struck up a conversation and then followed her into her apartment building, police said.
December 27, 2016
The federal investigation has ensnared NYPD brass and key officials in City Hall.