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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.

Power fault sparks peak-hour train delays

Metro train.

Megan Levy Rail commuters in Melbourne’s south-east have been warned to expect delays of up to half an hour during this morning’s peak after the earlier suspension of three busy rail lines.

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Girl loses scalp in family dog attack

A four-year-old girl was seriously injured in a dog attack in Pakenham.

Megan Levy Girl in a serious condition after her scalp is torn off in a dog attack in Melbourne's south-east.

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.

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.

Police hunt public-pool pervert

Megan Levy Police are hunting for a man who exposed himself to a nine-year-old girl at a public pool south-east of Melbourne last week.

Car on tracks causes train delays

Metro Train

Megan Levy Major delays and cancellations affected rail services into Melbourne during this morning's peak hour after a car became stuck across rail tracks in the city's south-east.

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.

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

Metro trains

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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Train smashes off rails into bank

Damage caused by the train at Sandringham.

Megan Levy A suburban train overshoots the end of the line at Sandringham and smashes through the wall of a Bendigo Bank, raising fresh safety concerns over Melbourne's trouble-plagued Siemens trains.

'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.

Jogger killed by train was wearing earphones


Megan Levy A jogger who was struck by a train and killed in Melbourne's south-east last night was wearing earphones at the time and may not have heard the train approaching from behind, police believe.

Jogger killed by train missed as an 'angel'

Megan Levy and Catherine Chisholm A jogger who was struck and killed by a train in Melbourne's south-east last night has been named as Christopher Clough, a father of two young children.