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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.

Woman critical after spirit-soaked rag sparks fire

Megan Levy A young woman is fighting for her life in hospital after she caught on fire while cleaning her kitchen in Melbourne's north-west last night.

Commuters ordered off late train in 'cold, wet'

Metro trains

Megan Levy Metro has apologised to up to 100 train passengers who were dumped two stations short of their destination in Melbourne's north-east last night because the peak-hour train was running late.

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Metro 'couldn't run a baby shower': union lashes out over investigation

Megan Levy The union representing Melbourne's train drivers has lashed out at Metro over an investigation into rail punctuality, saying the train operator could not ''run a baby shower'' let alone a major...

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Bird-swooping season under way

Magpie

Megan Levy It's time to dust off those ice-cream container hats - the bird swooping season is under way in Victoria.

'I could have lost an eye': teen slashed in pub glassing

Glassing

Megan Levy A teenager required stitches to his face after he was slashed with a beer glass while attempting to come to the aid of a female staff member at a Melbourne pub.