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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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February 22, 2017

The 1st Precinct's Detective Rick Lee is retiring this week.  

Downtown »

February 21, 2017

One retrial juror said court officers informed the jury that previous jurors were attending the trial.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

February 21, 2017

Get ready for plenty of new dim sum offerings in NYC.

Downtown »

February 21, 2017

Police are looking for a man they say forcibly touched a woman while she shopped in a FiDi store.

Downtown »

February 20, 2017

The leading NYC construction company, along with an engineering firm, are being sued for more than $5M.

Downtown »

February 20, 2017

The burglar broke into Billy's Bakery though a glass door, police said.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

February 17, 2017

Go on a scavenger hunt, take a historic walk, or enjoy a chocolate exhibit this weekend.

Downtown »

February 17, 2017

At the iconic Sphere sculpture in The Battery, 9/11 families rallied against Trump's "immoral" ban.