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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.

Family grieves after Rural Fire Service firefighter Paul Sanderson dies in Hunter blaze

Megan Levy A volunteer firefighter who died of a suspected heart attack while battling a blaze in the Hunter region has been named as Deputy Captain Paul Sanderson.

Teacher charged with indecently assaulting young students in Southern Highlands

Megan Levy A primary school teacher has been charged with the aggravated indecent assault of seven young female students in the Southern Highlands, police say.

Taxi driver charged with indecently assaulting second female passenger in Sydney

The alleged assaults occurred in Glebe and Newtown.

Megan Levy A taxi driver who allegedly indecently assaulted a female passenger in Sydney's inner west has now been charged with assaulting a second woman in a separate alleged attack a week earlier, police say.

Pot plants, bottles hurled in neighbour dispute in Peakhurst

Benjamin Tilden, 32, has been found safe and well.

Megan Levy Bottles and pot plants were thrown during a violent neighbour dispute that left three people in hospital in Sydney's south overnight, police say.

Taxi driver charged with indecently assaulting female passenger in inner Sydney


Megan Levy A taxi driver has been charged with indecently assaulting a female passenger during a short ride in inner Sydney this week.

Woman took photo of man she claims indecently assaulted her on Sydney bus

NSW Police would like to speak to this man about an indecent assault on a Sydney bus.

Megan Levy A woman who was indecently assaulted on a Sydney bus was able to take a photograph of her alleged attacker, who police are now trying to track down.

Boy, 13, killed in moped crash in Erskine Park

The moped slid under the truck's wheels at Erskine Park.

Megan Levy A 13-year-old boy has died after the moped he was riding on crashed into the back of a parked truck in Sydney's west early on Tuesday morning, police said.

Man poured bleach down partner's throat in Maroubra domestic attack: police

Megan Levy A man has been charged with domestic violence offences after he allegedly poured bleach down his partner's throat at their home in Sydney's east this week.

Baby girl dies in Liverpool Hospital from serious injuries


Megan Levy A baby girl who was taken to Liverpool Hospital with serious injuries last week has died from her injuries, police say.

Mystery NSW Powerball winner may not know they are a multimillionaire


Megan Levy A NSW resident is one of three people to share in Thursday night's bumper $70 million Powerball jackpot, but the mystery punter may not even know they are a multi-millionaire.

Mother accused of chaining up autistic son in Blacktown was 'desperate'

Police remove the boy from his Blacktown home.

Megan Levy  Compassion needs to shown towards a mother who is accused of chaining up her severely autistic teenage son in their western Sydney home while she went shopping, a leading autism awareness...

University student killed, friend seriously injured in Sydney shopping trolley crash

Robin Wahlgren died after a joyride in a trolley in Sydney's east.

Ava Benny-Morrison and Megan Levy A Swedish man is under going surgery and grappling with the loss of his mate after a joyride in a shopping trolley went tragically wrong in Sydney's east. 

Man killed during 80km/h shopping trolley ride in Randwick

One man died and another was injured after riding on a shopping trolley down a road in Randwick.

Megan Levy Police estimate that two men riding a shopping trolley down a steep hill in Sydney's east overnight reached speeds of up to 80km/h before they crashed into a vehicle, killing one of the men and...

Surfer struck by lightning near Byron Bay remains in critical condition

Megan Levy A man who was struck by lightning while surfing near Byron Bay on the NSW north coast remains in hospital in a critical condition, as a local surfer described the almost "cyclonic" weather system...

Motorcyclist killed in crash with car at Moore Park in Sydney

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Megan Levy A motorcyclist has died in a collision with a car in Moore Park in Sydney's inner east on Friday morning, police say.

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.

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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.