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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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Bridge too far for whistling daredevil

Richamond's Church Street Bridge.

Megan Levy A man sparked a major rescue operation in Richmond this morning when he crawled inside the Church Street Bridge and couldn't get out.

Be careful, police warn pedestrians

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

Megan Levy Two pedestrians were hit by cars and seriously injured in Melbourne overnight, as police and paramedics warned drivers to be wary of revellers who may have been affected by alcohol in the lead-up to...

Two charged over city gold-bar theft

Gold ingots - one was stolen from the city.

Megan Levy Two men have been charged by police after the theft of a $55,000 bar of gold from a business in Melbourne's CBD yesterday.

Children orphaned as parents die on footy trip


Megan Levy A young mother who was critically injured when she was struck by a car at a pedestrian crossing in Carlton at the weekend has died in hospital overnight following the crash that also killed her...

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.

'School asked us to airbrush class photo,' company says

school airbrush

Megan Levy A photographic company that digitally altered the school portraits of six Melbourne students says the girls’ college at the centre of the controversy specifically requested for the images to be...

Forest fugitive James D'Zilva arrested after weeks on run

James D'Zilva

Megan Levy Police arrest James D’Zilva, the wild-haired itinerant who has been on the run in Melbourne's eastern hills since the stabbing of a policeman almost a month ago.

Man shot outside home of ex-AFL player

Megan Levy A man was shot in the leg outside the home of former AFL player Bill Nicholls near Geelong yesterday afternoon.

Guerilla games: thousands to hit Ikea for game of hide and seek


Megan Levy Thousands of Melbourne youngsters are planning to descend on Ikea in Richmond later this month for a massive game of hide-and-seek in the Swedish furniture retailer's maze-like store.

Thousands caught in manhunt chaos

David Paul Rowntree.

Will Brodie and Megan Levy Thousands of people were caught up in the chaos this morning when a large-scale police hunt shut down Melbourne's main sporting precinct.