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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.

Bike crash and broken ribs for rubberneck Barassi

Megan Levy AFL legend Ron Barassi is in hospital nursing three broken ribs after crashing his bicycle in Melbourne's south-east yesterday afternoon.

Four die in 'shocking' day on roads

Daniel Mallia admitted to police that his stab wounds were self-inflicted.

Megan Levy Police suspect speed, alcohol and no seatbelts were factors in the deaths of three young people during a 'shocking' 24 hours on Victoria's roads.

Nans turn tables on gutless knifeman

Police tape.

Megan Levy When 89-year-old Jean saw a ‘‘grubby’’ looking man holding a knife to the neck of her lifelong friend Marie, the elderly woman’s adrenaline kicked in.

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Police slam 'fool' over laser danger

Megan Levy Police have blasted the "foolish" actions of a person who was targeting motorists with a laser pointer in Melbourne's south-east last night.

They're here: locusts descend on Melbourne


Megan Levy Swarms of locusts have been reported on the outskirts of Melbourne this morning as an estimated billions of the insects take to the air before a forecast midweek cool change.

Child hit by train: most platforms 'slope towards tracks'


Megan Levy A baby has survived after being hit by a train in Melbourne's south-east, police say.