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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.

Smart-meter sabotage 'led to stroke'

Megan Levy An 86-year-old man whose smart meter was sabotaged with a mystery chemical in Melbourne’s north believes the stress of someone trespassing on his property contributed to a stroke he suffered the next...

Bike-riding pervert terrifies girls, 11

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Megan Levy A sexual pervert exposed himself to two young children as they walked home from a park north-west of Melbourne last night, police say.

Baby found trapped in house with dead woman


Megan Levy and Nino Bucci A baby boy may have been left alone with the body of a woman for up to two days before he was rescued from a unit in Melbourne's inner west last night.

12 arrested in drug raids

Megan Levy Twelve people were arrested in a series of raids across Melbourne's west yesterday.

Cyclists face fines as police get tough


Megan Levy Cyclists entering Melbourne's CBD will face fines of hundreds of dollars if they disobey the road rules under a police crackdown beginning today.

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Race to free driver trapped after freeway crash

Megan Levy A motorist has been flown to hospital with head injuries after a three-car crash on the Princes Freeway at Werribee this morning.

Man dies after chemical pipe bursts


Megan Levy A worker was killed when a pipe burst and sprayed him with toxic chemicals in a horrific workplace accident in Melbourne’s west today.

Pedestrian foils late-night sex attack bid

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Megan Levy A good Samaritan came to the aid of a university student who was threatened with a knife during an attempted sexual assault in Melbourne's inner west last night.