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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.

Missing Sandra found in resort town


Megan Levy A Werribee woman who has been missing for a week has been found safe and well at Anglesea on Victoria's southwest coast.

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.

Shot fired in suburban pub spat


Megan Levy A gunshot was fired during an argument between a group of men outside a pub in Hoppers Crossing last night, police say.

Track fault triggers peak-hour train woes

Megan Levy Rail commuters have endured major delays on the Werribee line this morning after a track equipment fault.

Truckie battles flames to rescue train-crash survivors


Megan Levy Melbourne and country commuters are caught in cascading rail chaos this morning, with major incidents causing long delays on some of state's busiest Metro and regional lines.

Race to free driver trapped after freeway crash

Megan Levy A motorist has been flown to hospital with head injuries after a three-car crash on the Princes Freeway at Werribee this morning.

Five charged after drugs raids

Megan Levy Five men have been charged with firearms and drugs offences after heavily armed police raided a bikie clubhouse and homes across Melbourne's west yesterday.

Man stabbed with golf club in car-park standoff


Megan Levy A motorist was stabbed in the head with a broken golf club when he refused to move his vehicle during a bizarre road rage incident in Melbourne's outer west yesterday.

Residents warned to brace for more floods

Mat Stokes and son surrounded by flood water at Goornong.

Megan Levy, Adam Carey Residents in Victoria’s north have been warned to brace for more flooding today with rivers swollen by a weekend of heavy rain yet to reach their peaks.

Five-hour train wait was not necessary, V/Line concedes

A V/Line Vlocity train.

Megan Levy V/Line has admitted that thousands of frustrated passengers trapped on stationary trains for up to five hours last week could have been ferried to nearby stations at lower speeds if the crisis had...

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Rain forces rail commuters to wade onto platforms

Blackburn train station under water.

Megan Levy Rail passengers resorted to taking their clothes off to wade through a flooded underpass and dashing across train tracks when heavy rain cut access at a busy railway station in Melbourne's east this...

Wild weather to hit Melbourne

Still from Weatherzone radar this morning

Megan Levy Melburnians have been warned to brace for wild conditions after dark as torrential rain, fierce wind blasts through state.