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.
July 21, 2016
Cynthia Nutt was among a half-dozen Trump World Tower buyers who tried to get their money back.
July 14, 2016
Documents show an ongoing study of closing the jail, including something called 'Project Sean Connery.'
July 12, 2016
The federal investigation has ensnared NYPD brass and key officials in City Hall.
Here are the unsealed court documents showing Alicia Clark's blackmail scheme against Kennedy's dad.
July 11, 2016
Unsealed court papers show the socialite, Alicia Corning Clark, had planned to blackmail the Kennedys.
July 6, 2016
Board clears re-election team of coordinating with Campaign for One New York, yet urges new rules.
Clergy United for Community Empowerment won't be allowed to get $250,000 awarded by City Council.
July 5, 2016
Clergy United for Community Empowerment is a close ally of disgraced state Sen. Shirley Huntley.