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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.

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

sandra

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.

Police shoot 'knife-wielding' man

Police tape

Megan Levy Police officers shoot a knife-wielding man who confronted them outside a home in Melbourne's north-west this morning, police say.

Ram-raid chase link in major pile-up

The crashed tow truck on Cumberland Road at Pascoe Vale.

Megan Levy One person has been taken to hospital after a multi-vehicle pile-up in Melbourne's north this morning, reportedly involving a tow-truck that had been involved in an ATM ram raid.

Bike-riding pervert terrifies girls, 11

Police tape

Megan Levy A sexual pervert exposed himself to two young children as they walked home from a park north-west of Melbourne last night, police say.

Teen stabbed in bayside sex attack

An image of a man police want to speak to over the Edithvale attack.

Megan Levy A young woman was held at knifepoint and sexually assaulted during an afternoon walk along a beach in Melbourne's bayside, police say.

Teen's bayside rape claim a fiction, police say

Edithvale beach.

Megan Levy A teenage girl who claimed she was sexually assaulted and slashed with a knife at a bayside beach in Melbourne this week fabricated the story, police say.

A knock on the door, then man stabbed repeatedly

Megan Levy A man was stabbed multiple times when he answered the front door of a home in Melbourne's north-west, police say.

Driver beaten in brutal road rage attack

Police tape

Megan Levy A motorist was dragged from his car and brutally beaten during a violent road rage incident in Melbourne's south-east, police say.