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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.

Elderly man beats off would-be thief with golf club

A man has died in police custody.

Megan Levy A thief who threatened an elderly couple with a knife in their own home was sent running in fear when the 79-year-old man picked up a golf club and began beating him, police say.

Fire destroys $2.5m school stadium

Megan Levy Police are investigating two suspicious fires that broke out across Melbourne early this morning, including one that destroyed a primary school sports stadium worth more than $2 million.

Crash triggers rail delays

Metro Train

Megan Levy Train commuters in Melbourne's south-east have been warned to expect major delays this morning after a train smashed into a car at a level crossing.

Body found blast destroys $1 million property

The scene of the house blast at Berwick.

Megan Levy and Nino Bucci A body has been found in the smouldering ruins of a million-dollar home that was destroyed by fire following an explosion at a property in Melbourne’s south-east this morning.

Rain forecast for Anzac Day

Anzac

Megan Levy We hate to rain on your parade, but that’s exactly what is forecast for Anzac Day.