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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.

Gun threat in car-park road rage fight

Police

Megan Levy A motorist has been charged with threatening to kill another driver during an apparent road rage incident at a shopping centre car park in Melbourne's east.

Children run screaming, crying as wasps attack

Megan Levy A swarm of wasps attacked a group of terrified children and their carers at a kindergarten in Melbourne's east, with some of the insects crawling underneath the children's clothing and stinging them...

Weak dog: robbery victim, 73, pays out on gunman

Megan Levy A 73-year-old man who had a gun pointed at his head during a terrifying home robbery in Melbourne's east told the intruder he was a "weak dog" before running away down the street.

It started with a bang, but manhunt ended peacefully

David Paul Rowntree.

Megan Levy It started with an armed robbery and a wild police chase down the Monash Freeway yesterday. But the manhunt for David Rowntree ended in more peaceful circumstances this afternoon, when the...

Teen gun suspect 'extremely dangerous': police

David Paul Rowntree.

Megan Levy and Paul Millar Police have locked down the Melbourne Park sports precinct and are searching for a gunman holed up in the area following a high-speed pursuit in the city’s east this morning.