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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.

Plane lands on Melbourne freeway

Megan Levy A light plane was forced to land on the unopened Peninsula Link freeway this afternoon when the pilot found it difficult to navigate through thick fog on the Mornington Peninsula.

Skinned labrador's death baffles investigators

Megan Levy The owner of a labrador that was skinned and mutilated in a Mornington Peninsula backyard this week says he is considering moving home after his pet's horrific death.

Driver comes forward over body on road

Megan Levy Police have interviewed a driver over the death of a father of two on a Mornington Peninsula road yesterday 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.

Reversing car puts man, 88, in hospital

Ambulance

Megan Levy An elderly man has been flown to hospital with critical injuries after he was hit by a reversing car in a supermarket car park on the Mornington Peninsula.

Charges over road-site vandal attack

The trial collapsed after the judge ruled the original investigation was deficient.

Megan Levy A man who allegedly broke into a Mornington Peninsula construction site and took an excavator on a joyride yesterday morning has been charged by police.

4WD terror: 'I thought he would be dead'

Kate and Rick

Megan Levy The victim of a vicious hit-and-run attack on the Mornington Peninsula says he remembers the terrifying moment a four-wheel-drive turned around on the street, aimed at him and ran him down.

Op shopper bags a valuable bonus

Op shop

Megan Levy Woman who paid a few dollars for a second-hand bag at charity shop on the Mornington Peninsula stunned to find valuable stash.

Street corpse mysteries: Murder charge laid but questions remain

Megan Levy A man has been charged with murdering a woman whose body was found lying on a street on the Mornington Peninsula early this morning.

Egg-farm protest amid bird illness fears

Protesters at egg farm.

Megan Levy More than 20 animal rights activists are sitting on the roof of an egg farm on the Mornington Peninsula this morning to protest against what they say are appalling conditions within the facility.

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Drowned boy's jawbone found in suburban home

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Megan Levy DNA tests have revealed that a human jawbone seized from a home in Melbourne's east belonged to a teenage schoolboy who drowned at a Mornington Peninsula beach nearly three decades ago, police say.

Police hunt after early morning sex attack on teen

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Megan Levy A teenager was sexually assaulted at knifepoint by a balaclava-clad man who pounced on her as she walked home on the Mornington Peninsula, police say.