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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.

Three die on Gippsland roads


Megan Levy A man has been killed in a two-car crash in South Gippsland this morning.

Lapdog's neck may have been snapped: police

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Megan Levy Police are investigating whether a dog's neck was deliberately broken in a case of animal cruelty in Gippsland.

Police search for missing businessman

Missing man Ethamy 'Alan' Elmenawi, 34.

Megan Levy Police are appealing for public help to find a Melbourne businessman who disappeared on a trip to Gippsland last week.

Students rescued after freezing night


Megan Levy A group of stranded school students were being evacuated from a camping ground in Gippsland this morning after they developed symptoms of hypothermia when an icy blast delivered heavy snow to the...

Police appeal for clues to Prue's grave

A family snap of 'Prue' Bird.

Megan Levy Police are appealing for public help in their search for the body of missing Melbourne schoolgirl Prudence Bird.

Teen's chest, legs crushed by 4WD


Megan Levy A teenage boy is in a critical condition in hospital after he was run over by a four-wheel-drive in Gippsland last night.

Truckie battles flames to rescue train-crash survivors


Megan Levy Melbourne and country commuters are caught in cascading rail chaos this morning, with major incidents causing long delays on some of state's busiest Metro and regional lines.

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.

Icy start a three-year low for city dwellers

Megan Levy Melbourne shudders on the coldest May morning in three years, with the mercury in some suburbs sliding into negative territory .

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Tragic end to heroic rescue

Megan Levy A police officer dragged a motorist from his burning car during a fiery fatal crash in Gippsland last night.

Residents warned to brace for more floods

Mat Stokes and son surrounded by flood water at Goornong.

Megan Levy, Adam Carey Residents in Victoria’s north have been warned to brace for more flooding today with rivers swollen by a weekend of heavy rain yet to reach their peaks.

'We're not meant to bury our children': grief-stricken mother speaks

Cameron Lowe

Megan Levy A teenager who died after he was punched in the head at Pakenham this week had been bashed and robbed in the same town earlier this year.

Milk-powder deposit sparks blast, blaze

Megan Levy An explosion and fire at a milk-processing factory in Gippsland this morning has caused more than $3 million worth of damage, firefighters say.

Rain forecast for Anzac Day


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

Quake shakes state

quake, tremor, seismic

Megan Levy and Nathan Partenza Victoria has been shaken by more than 60 aftershocks since a magnitude 5.3 earthquake hit Gippsland last night, the largest quake to hit the state in more than a century.

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Wild weather to hit Melbourne

Still from Weatherzone radar this morning

Megan Levy Melburnians have been warned to brace for wild conditions after dark as torrential rain, fierce wind blasts through state.

Friend tells of pilot's fatal change of plan

Andrew Wilson

Megan Levy Andrew Wilson had not intended to work on the day his plane crashed in a fireball on a suburban street in Sydney's west, a friend of the Victorian pilot said today.