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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.

Five kids, no seat belts: woman charged

Victoria Police

Megan Levy A woman will be charged with traffic offences after she was found driving a van with five unrestrained children on board in Melbourne's north-west yesterday, police say.

Extradition on sex, kidnap charges


Megan Levy Man accused of grooming schoolgirl over the net for sex will be extradited from South Australia to face sex and kidnapping charges.

Rain forecast for Anzac Day


Megan Levy We hate to rain on your parade, but that’s exactly what is forecast for Anzac Day.

Missing war medal found

The medal

Megan Levy A Vietnam War veteran has been reunited with his father’s treasured war medal that fell off his blazer during yesterday’s Anzac Day parade through Melbourne.

Hoon loses car for 190km/h on freeway

Police lights, car

Megan Levy A hoon's car has been impounded after he was clocked travelling at nearly 200km/h on the Eastern Freeway at Kew early this morning.

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.

The nanny named Sam: Melbourne backpacker cops it after landing plum job with British PM

Sammi Strange.

Megan Levy A young Melbourne backpacker working as a nanny for the British Prime Minister's children has come under fire in the British media, which has described her as a "drinking, smoking and 'shoplifting'...

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.

Truckies terminated as 1st Fleet goes under

Sacked 1st Fleet worker Paul Dittman.

Megan Levy Employees at national trucking company 1st Fleet have arrived at work this morning to find their jobs have been terminated and they have been locked out after the company was placed into voluntary...

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


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.

He calls himself 'Badness': more shots fired at police as suburban siege drags on

Christopher Binse

Nino Bucci, Paul Millar and Megan Levy An armed career criminal remains holed up in a Melbourne house surrounded by police, but his girlfriend has emerged from the home and is being treated by paramedics.

'Put the gun down Chris!' Marathon siege ends as police shoot Binse


Megan Levy, John Silvester and Paul Millar A siege at a suburban Melbourne home has finally ended after 44 hours.

HIV scare: sex worker charged on disease counts


Nino Bucci and Megan Levy A male prostitute who operated in Melbourne's northern suburbs may have infected dozens of clients with HIV, police say.

Tributes for gentleman chef who drowned off Frankston pier

Police lights are visible on top of a patrol car.

Vince Chadwick, Megan Levy and Paul Millar A young man who drowned in Port Phillip Bay early this morning had been drinking alcohol before he jumped into the rough water, despite not being able to swim.

Elderly couple's marathon 20-hour airport trip

Ivan and Catherine Fry

Megan Levy A drive to the airport turned into a 20-hour Victorian road trip for an elderly Melbourne couple.

Flasher caught on camera by fast-thinking victim

A woman snapped this picture after being flashed at Merri Creek.

Megan Levy A sexual pervert who exposed himself to a female jogger in Melbourne's north may find his own identity exposed after the quick-thinking woman whipped out her mobile phone and snapped a photograph of...

Out cold: police called to another violent footy match

Coroner Kim Parkinson yesterday ruled there was no evidence to support a theory that Hugh Wilson was hit by a police car, or that police had covered up his death.

Megan Levy A young footballer was punched in the head and knocked unconscious during an under-16s match in the Dandenong Ranges, the second outbreak of on-field violence to hospitalise young players at the...

The worst anniversary: desperate measures as Bung mystery drags on

Police baffled by Bung's disapearance (Thumbnail)

Megan Levy The family of missing Boronia schoolgirl Siriyakorn 'Bung' Siriboon will renew their appeal for information about their daughter today, one year after she vanished while walking to school.

Three feared dead after fierce blaze

A firefighter at the Clayton South fire.

Paul Millar, Megan Levy and Adam Cooper Police have found a handwritten note on a car in the driveway of a home in Melbourne's south-east where it is believed a woman and two boys died in a house fire this morning.

Teen dies on popular surf beach

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Megan Levy A man has died at a popular surf beach in Torquay today.