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Megan Levy is a breaking news reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald, after previous stints at The Age in Melbourne and London's The Daily Telegraph. Email or tweet Megan with your news tips.

Sydney teen's body found in car wreckage a day after Cecil Park crash

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Megan Levy An teenager who was found dead in a vehicle that had crashed off a Sydney road is believed to have been laying in the vehicle for more than a day before she was discovered, police say.

Sydney traffic: Building fire closes Parramatta Road at Auburn

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Megan Levy Parramatta Road has been closed in both directions at Auburn while firefighters battle a large building fire.

Manly Council evacuated due to anthrax scare

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Megan Levy The Manly Council building was evacuated on Monday morning after a box containing a white powder and the word "anthrax" on its lid was delivered.

Fire destroys house, damages another in Copacabana

Fire has destroyed a home and damaged another in Copacabana, on the NSW Central Coast.

Megan Levy Fire has destroyed one house and significantly damaged another on the NSW Central Coast on the first day of winter, firefighters say.

Pair killed in car crash near Bathurst were picking up friend for funeral

Claudia Chown, 18, was killed in a car crash east of Bathurst.

Megan Levy Two young friends who died in a car crash in the central west of NSW had just picked up a friend to attend the funeral of another car crash victim when their vehicle veered off the road and smashed...

Doctor Henri Sueke, killed in Rose Bay cycling crash, had just arrived from UK

Dr Henri Sueke only moved to Sydney in March.

Megan Levy A cyclist killed in a collision with a truck in Rose Bay was Henri Sueke, a father of four and children's doctor who had recently moved from England to Australia with his young family.

Cyclist killed in collision with truck in Rose Bay

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Megan Levy A cyclist has been killed in a collision with a truck during peak-hour in Rose Bay in Sydney's eastern suburbs, paramedics say.

Sydney mother Jasmina Milovanov 'left children' to join IS fight in Syria: report

Mahmoud Abdullatif left Melbourne late last year for Syria but now is believed to be dead.

Megan Levy Counter-terrorism police have launched an investigation into a Sydney mother-of-two who is believed to have flown to Syria earlier this month to join Islamic State.

Sydney siege survivor names newborn daughter after victim Katrina Dawson: report

Victim: Katrina Dawson died after being shot by a stray police bullet.

Megan Levy A Sydney barrister who survived the Lindt cafe siege has named her newborn daughter after her best friend who died in the tragedy.

Cyclist Natalie Donoghue found in the Yengo National Park

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Megan Levy A cyclist who vanished on a ride through a national park in the Lower Hunter region of NSW has been found alive after spending a night in near-freezing conditions, police say.

Parents demand answers after toddler drowned in foster carer's pool

Braxton Slager-Lewin drowned in a backyard pool in Stanhope Gardens.

Megan Levy The grieving parents of a toddler who drowned in a backyard swimming pool weeks after he was taken into foster care in Sydney's north-west say their son should never have been placed in a home that...

Man sexually assaulted wheelchair-bound woman in Mount Druitt, police allege

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Megan Levy A man has been charged after allegedly pushing a wheelchair-bound woman from a train station and sexually assaulting her in a secluded area of Mount Druitt in Sydney's west, police say.

Missing NSW 14-year-old Tara Hipwell found 'safe and well'

Tara Hipwell was found on Thursday afternoon in Wallsend.

Megan Levy A 14-year-old girl who went missing from the NSW Hunter a week ago has been found safe and well.

Man 'with stab wounds to face, chest' knocks on door of Alexandria home

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Megan Levy A seriously injured man has knocked on the front door of a home in Sydney's inner south, seeking help after he was stabbed repeatedly in the upper body.

Missing teen Tara Hipwell had been in contact with older men on dating websites

Tara Hipwell was last seen leaving her high school on May 14.

Megan Levy A 14-year-old girl who has been missing from her home in Newcastle for a week was believed to have been chatting with a number of older men on dating sites shortly before she disappeared.

Crowd filmed bashing victim at Glenmore Park McDonald's car park

Hayden Green filmed the group kicking and hitting the boy as he lay on the ground at Glenmore Park McDonald's.

Megan Levy Police are scouring CCTV footage from the carpark of a McDonald's restaurant in Sydney's west to identify dozens of people involved in a vicious attack on a teenager, who was filmed being repeatedly...

Wife accidentally runs over husband in Southern Highlands

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Megan Levy A man has been flown to hospital in a serious condition after his wife accidentally ran over him in a vehicle at a property in the NSW Southern Highlands, police say.

Kings Cross bar operators John Barakat, Dominic Kaikaty banned for life

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Megan Levy Two Kings Cross bar operators have been banned from holding a liquor licence for life after a "catalogue of serious breaches" under their management, including alcohol being served to...

Family of 'Russian roulette' victim Josh Taylor learned of shooting on Facebook

Josh Taylor was airlifted to hospital after the incident.

Megan Levy A 19-year-old-man is on life support at Westmead Hospital after allegedly playing Russian roulette in Sydney's north-west on Friday night.

Three children burned in oven explosion in Glebe

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Megan Levy Three young children have been taken to hospital with burns after an accident at a childcare centre in Glebe in Sydney's inner west.