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Irene Plagianos

Reporter/Producer @IrenePlagianos iplagianos@dnainfo.com

Irene is a reporter/producer covering Manhattan Courts for DNAinfo.com New York.

Prior to joining the DNAinfo team, Irene was reporter for The American Lawyer magazine, where she covered complex litigation, corporate deals, the business of law and legal trends.

She's also worked as metro reporter for the New York Post and The Journal News. Feature stories she's written have appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer and other publications.

Irene has a B.A. in history from Columbia University, as well as a master's degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
She grew up in the suburbs of New York, and has lived on Upper West Side for more than five years.

Fun Fact: Irene has spent at least part of most summers in a small Greek village outside of Sparta called Potamia that has more goats than people — it's also her dad's hometown.

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September 3, 2015

The $4.3 billion 9/11 health care and compensation act is set to expire in phases starting October 2015.

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September 2, 2015

The woman's gold and diamond necklace was yanked off as they arrived at the Wall Street station.

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September 2, 2015

Kendrick Gregory, 21, who's wanted in North Carolina, was nabbed by 1st Precinct officers on Tuesday.

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September 1, 2015

The annual festival heads to Governors Island on Sept. 5 and 6.

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September 1, 2015

Industrial-era details are in demand, and not so easy to find, brokers say.

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September 1, 2015

Topless in Times Square; The NFL's no good, very bad week; Timeless 90s music; A duck army.

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September 1, 2015

A man had his $4,000 gold chain ripped from his neck as he walked on Whitehall Street, police said.

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September 1, 2015

Two men stuffed their bags with Mucinex, Advil and other medications from the Broad Street store.