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Irene Plagianos

Reporter/Producer @IrenePlagianos Contact

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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April 5, 2017

The ever-popular homage to the swinging Jazz Age is set for June 11 and 12; Aug. 26 and 27

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April 5, 2017

The legislation would move all 16- and 17-year-olds charged with misdemeanors to family court.

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April 4, 2017

The victim's jacket, wallet and phone while he was lying on the floor.

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April 4, 2017

A longtime "Falcon Cam" broadcasts a live video of nesting falcons and their eggs at 55 Water St.

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April 4, 2017

Inmates at Rikers Island continue to be subjected to brutal violence by guards, a new report found.

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April 4, 2017

Four men were arrested for charging more than $70,000 on stolen credit cards, police said.

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April 3, 2017

Visitors can help support the island through its new membership and donation program.

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April 3, 2017

The defense for convicted murderer Pedro Hernandez claim jury contamination was involved in his retrial.