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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.

Smart-meter sabotage 'led to stroke'

Megan Levy An 86-year-old man whose smart meter was sabotaged with a mystery chemical in Melbourne’s north believes the stress of someone trespassing on his property contributed to a stroke he suffered the next...

Shot fired in suburban pub spat

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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.

Gun threat in car-park road rage fight

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Megan Levy A motorist has been charged with threatening to kill another driver during an apparent road rage incident at a shopping centre car park in Melbourne's east.

Crime gang's big cash haul in tyre-slash rampage

A suspect in the Clayton tyre-slash gang.

Nino Bucci and Megan Levy An organised crime gang is preying on bank customers across Victoria and New South Wales, in some cases slashing victims' car tyres before robbing them of thousands of dollars they have just...

Relief as missing Amelia is found in Melbourne

Amelia MacLeod

Megan Levy A young woman who went missing from a hospital in Parkville three days ago has been found safe in Melbourne.

Bus driver bashed over free-ride offer

Bus change suspect.

Lachlan McLean and Megan Levy A bus passenger who attempted to pay for his fare using small change launched a violent attack on the driver when he offered him a free ride in Melbourne's east.

Doyle threatens to sue The Age

Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle.

Megan Levy A bullish Robert Doyle today began his second term as Melbourne's Lord Mayor vowing to defend his reputation, which he claimed had been damaged during an election campaign that had been marred by...

'Absolutely incredible': homes threatened as water pipe erupts over suburb

A busrt water main in Glen Waverley.

Megan Levy Glen Waverley residents scrambled to save their homes from flooding today after a burst water pipe sent water shooting up to 50 metres in the sky.

Trick or heat? State braces for a scorcher

Megan Levy It's going to be hot as hell for Halloween.

Woman critical after spirit-soaked rag sparks fire

Megan Levy A young woman is fighting for her life in hospital after she caught on fire while cleaning her kitchen in Melbourne's north-west last night.

Baillieu 'sad' memorial to Jill Meagher removed

The stone memorial dedicated to Jill Meagher

Megan Levy Premier Ted Baillieu says he is disappointed that a stone memorial erected where Jill Meagher's body was found has been removed from the site north-west of Melbourne.

Lapdog's neck may have been snapped: police

Police tape

Megan Levy Police are investigating whether a dog's neck was deliberately broken in a case of animal cruelty in Gippsland.

House peppered in drive-by shooting mystery

Megan Levy Police are hunting for a car involved in a drive-by shooting in Melbourne's north overnight.

'One stupid decision': Three teens dead in midnight road carnage

The wrecked car in Coolaroo, in which three teens died.

Megan Levy and Jared Lynch Three young people are dead and two others are fighting for their lives in hospital after a horror smash in Melbourne’s north early this morning.

Stadium carpark drama: Man shot after pulling pistol on police

Etihad Stadium was once the centrepiece of Docklands.

Megan Levy and Dan Oakes Two men have been charged with burglary following a confrontation with police outside Etihad Stadium during which a man was shot by an officer, police say.

Missing Sandra found in resort town

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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.

Two die in peak-hour crash

The motorbike pictured after the crash.

Megan Levy A motorcyclist and his pillion passenger die as bike slams into side of truck at busy intersection in Melbourne's south-east.

Extraordinary antique haul sparks public appeal

Some of the stolen items recovered by police.

Megan Levy Wherefore art thou, Shakespeare lovers?

Tyre blow-out causes traffic headaches

Police at the scene of a crash that has caused traffic woes in Melbourne's east.

Megan Levy A cement truck crashed into another vehicle and rolled onto its side when its tyre blew out in Melbourne's east during peak hour, police say.