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Megan Levy

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.

Why I can't cycle to work on National Ride2Work Day: my bike's been stolen

Megan Levy It's National Ride2Work Day today, when commuters the country over are urged to ditch their cars and public transport in favour of pedal power.

Cardboard box could help solve fatal Portland explosion mystery

John Burrows, 58, a well-known local greyhound trainer was blown up outside his Portland house. He is pictured here with his wife Shirley.

Megan Levy A torn cardboard box and a mangled piece of metal could hold the key to solving the murder of a 58-year-old greyhound trainer who police say was blown up in a deliberate act in the NSW central...

Mariam Daoud's son speaks after witnessing alleged hit-and-run in Bass Hill

Mariam Daoud, 29, suffered critical head injuries following an alleged hit-and-run in Bass Hill.

Megan Levy, Rachel Olding A teenage son who witnessed his mother almost die in a hit-and-run in Sydney's west says he will never let her cross the road on her own again.

Children saw mother dragged along road in alleged hit-and-run crash

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Megan Levy A woman was who was hit by a car and dragged along a Sydney street in front of her three young children in an alleged hit-and-run crash is fighting for her life in hospital, police say.

Woman dead after pedestrian crash in Moore Park

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Megan Levy A woman has died after she was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross a road in Moore Park in Sydney's inner east overnight.

Man arrested over shooting death of Saif Jouda in Horsley Park

Shot dead: Saif Jouda fought for two years to get a visa to come to Australia.

Megan Levy A man has been arrested over the death of a Palestinian immigrant who was shot dead in western Sydney just months after moving to Australia to marry his fiance.

Three of four males arrested in counter-terrorism raids released without charge

Police arrest a man after terrorism raids in Wentworthville on Wednesday in connection with the killing of police accountant Curtis Cheng.

Megan Levy Three of the four people arrested during a series of dawn raids across Sydney on Wednesday morning have been released without charge while the police investigation continues into last...

'Mr Ice' arrested in Sydney's Kings Cross

Ice, or crystal methamphetamine, is a highly addictive drug.

Megan Levy An alleged Kings Cross drug dealer known to local users as "Mr Ice" has been charged after police say he supplied the drug on at least 146 occasions over a three-week period.

Man charged with attempted murder after stabbing in Darlinghurst office


Kate Aubusson and Megan Levy A man has been arrested after walking into an office building in Darlinghurst armed with a knife and allegedly stabbing a woman in the hand.

Man dies in hospital after assault at Grosvenor Hotel in Waterloo

Police have been led on a high speed pursuit through Belmont

Megan Levy A man has died in hospital after he was allegedly assaulted at a hotel in Waterloo in Sydney's inner south, police said.

Counter-terrorism raids in Sydney after fatal Parramatta shooting

Police have been led on a high speed pursuit through Belmont

Megan Levy Five people have been arrested in a series of counter-terrorism raids across Sydney's west early on Wednesday morning that police say are linked to the fatal shooting outside NSW Police's Parramatta...

Man dies in hospital after one-punch attack in Coffs Harbour

Megan Levy A man who was punched after leaving a pub on the NSW north coast on the weekend has died from his injuries in hospital, police say.

Student arrested and charged outside Arthur Phillip High School over social media posts

Farhad Khalil Mohammad Jabar has been described as a

Megan Levy Police on Tuesday morning have arrested a student on his way to Arthur Phillip High School, the same school attended by the teen gunman behind last week's fatal shooting in...

Family mourns 'beautiful, smiling' Aashima Goyal, killed in crash at Dapto

Police are investigating how and why Aashima Goyal, 19, exited a fast-moving car on the Princes Motorway.

Megan Levy The heartbroken father of a Sydney teenager who was killed in a mysterious crash on a motorway near Wollongong has has paid tribute to his "angel", who he said would be forever remembered for her...

Escaped prisoner Ali Chahine arrested after police storm unit in Alexandria

Ali Chahine, 33, had been on the run after escaping from custody at the Downing Centre court complex.

Megan Levy A prisoner accused of making a violent and daring escape from the Downing Centre court complex in Sydney last week has been recaptured after police forced their way into a unit in Sydney's inner west...

Man knocked out in fight outside Collaroy hotel on Sydney's northern beaches

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Megan Levy A man was knocked unconscious when he tried to stop an argument outside a hotel in Sydney's Northern Beaches overnight.

Genesis Black Subculture dance party closed down after suspected drug overdoses

Megan Levy Police shut down a dance party at Moore Park in Sydney overnight after a number of partygoers were taken to hospital suffering from suspected drug overdoses.

Goulburn jail escapee Beau Wiles arrested and charged

Beau Wiles has been arrested after escaping Goulburn prison on Wednesday.

Kate Aubusson, Megan Levy and Andrew Pearson Prison escapee Beau Wiles has been arrested more than 30 hours after he broke out of Goulburn prison.

Runaway locomotives without drivers enter main freight line in Sydney

 Pacific National locomotive

Megan Levy Transport safety authorities have launched an investigation into how two runaway diesel locomotives made their way onto the main freight line in Sydney's west last week.

Prisoner Beau Wiles was picked up in black car after Goulburn jail escape: minister

Beau Wiles has been arrested after escaping Goulburn prison on Wednesday.

Megan Levy A prisoner who escaped from the minimum security section of Goulburn jail had organised for a car to be waiting for him when he made his bold dash for freedom this week, authorities have revealed.