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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.

Clayton sex victim 'afraid to use iPod, phone'


Megan Levy A young woman who was grabbed by a serial sexual predator in Melbourne’s south-east last week said she feared she would be dragged away and sexually assaulted.

Man's body impossible to recover, police say

Adam Williams

Megan Levy The body of a missing man was stuffed in a wheelie bin and is believed to have been collected by a garbage truck which dumped it among the rubbish at a tip in Melbourne's south-east, police say.

Crime gang's big cash haul in tyre-slash rampage

A suspect in the Clayton tyre-slash gang.

Nino Bucci and Megan Levy An organised crime gang is preying on bank customers across Victoria and New South Wales, in some cases slashing victims' car tyres before robbing them of thousands of dollars they have just...

Smoke shrouds south-east as factory burns

Fire, MFB, Metropolitan Fire Brigade

Megan Levy Large fire engulfs factory, sending potentially toxic fumes across suburbia and triggering asbestos worries.

Sleeping driver loses car after dozing off at traffic lights

Megan Levy A disqualified driver who fell asleep at the wheel at a set of traffic lights in Melbourne's south-east this morning is among the first to have his car impounded for 30 days under tough new anti-hoon...

Street sex attacks prompt warning


Megan Levy Police are hunting for a serial sexual predator who has attacked three young women in Melbourne's south-east in recent months.

Car on tracks causes train delays

Metro Train

Megan Levy Major delays and cancellations affected rail services into Melbourne during this morning's peak hour after a car became stuck across rail tracks in the city's south-east.

Fury as toddler wanders from childcare centre


Megan Levy The parents of a three-year-old boy who escaped from a childcare centre and wandered home along a busy street say their son could have been killed due to the lack of supervision.

Third brawl as street violence escalates


Megan Levy Police investigate latest round of violence involving members of Melbourne's Sudanese community.

Surgery after pageant after-party turns ugly


Megan Levy A man who was slashed in the face with a machete during a wild brawl at a beauty pageant after-party in Melbourne’s south-east early this morning will undergo surgery for his wounds, police say.

Worldwide support for Australia's 'Constance McMillen'

Hannah Williams, Savannah Supski and Constance McMillen.

Megan Levy A Melbourne private girls' school that prevented a lesbian student from attending the school formal with her girlfriend is being inundated with messages from irate readers around the world accusing...

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Three feared dead after fierce blaze

A firefighter at the Clayton South fire.

Paul Millar, Megan Levy and Adam Cooper Police have found a handwritten note on a car in the driveway of a home in Melbourne's south-east where it is believed a woman and two boys died in a house fire this morning.