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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.

Weak dog: robbery victim, 73, pays out on gunman

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Megan Levy A 73-year-old man who had a gun pointed at his head during a terrifying home robbery in Melbourne's east told the intruder he was a "weak dog" before running away down the street.

Drivers in a flap as chook-truck crash sparks woes

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Megan Levy A truck carrying frozen poultry has overturned on the West Gate Freeway during peak hour this morning, forcing the closure of a number of lanes and causing major traffic delays across the city.

Jazzy O's death could have been 'sex play gone wrong': police

Adult entertainer Jazzie O was found dead in Port Melbourne.

Megan Levy The death of a sex worker whose body was found wrapped in a blanket and dumped near the West Gate Bridge this week may have been caused by "sex play gone wrong", police say.

Fears for fhsherman missing on bay

Megan Levy The search for a missing fisherman will resume on Port Phillip this morning after his empty boat was found anchored off Port Melbourne yesterday.

VIP retreat for 'furry children'

Pets Hotel

Megan Levy Fancy a night in a two-room suite, with a spa bath and views overlooking the park? And all that for $70 in Melbourne?

Plane crash fears as light streaks across night sky

Megan Levy A meteor that burned up over Victoria last night prompted a number of calls to police from concerned residents who believed the bright light streaking across the sky may have been a plane on fire.