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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.

Tyre blow-out causes traffic headaches

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

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

Sex attacker captured on camera

A still from the CCTV footage.

Megan Levy A man who indecently assaulted a woman as she walked home in Melbourne's north was believed to have been captured on CCTV camera fleeing the scene.

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.

Women charged in under-age sex worker sting

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Megan Levy Two women have been charged with employing a child at a brothel in Melbourne's south-east.

'You're being followed': backpacker sexually assaulted after con

Police wish to speak to a man fitting this description over the assault.

Megan Levy A Dutch backpacker was sexually assaulted by a man who claimed the woman was being followed down a St Kilda street and convinced her to get into his car.

Taxi driver stabbed to death, man incinerated in suburban tragedy

The driver of the suspected stolen cab was incinerated after hitting a power pole at the intersection of Waverley and Gallaghers roads in Glen Waverley.

Paul Millar and Megan Levy A taxi driver has been stabbed to death and a man suspected of stealing his vehicle has been incinerated in a crash in Melbourne’s east this morning.

Bulldog Liberatore quizzed over drug offences

Western Bulldogs footballer Tom Liberatore.

Megan Levy and Will Brodie Young Western Bulldogs player Tom Liberatore has been suspended by his club for the remainder of the season after being found unconscious in a Melbourne street by police in the wake of the club's...

Fleeing driver dies after police pursuit

Mangled car after police chase.

Megan Levy and Dan Oakes A man has died in hospital following a crash in Melbourne's north-west involving a car that a short time earlier was being chased by police.

Police search for missing businessman

Missing man Ethamy 'Alan' Elmenawi, 34.

Megan Levy Police are appealing for public help to find a Melbourne businessman who disappeared on a trip to Gippsland last week.

Thieves take guns, car in Geelong home invasion

Megan Levy Armed thieves broke into a home in Geelong this morning and assaulted the resident before stealing two guns and a car, police say.

Reward sparks 'chatter' in hunt for hit-run killer

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Megan Levy A $100,000 reward offered to catch a fugitive motorist who killed a young student in Melbourne before fleeing the country is creating "chatter" in India where the 23-year-old is believed to be...

Power fault sparks peak-hour train delays

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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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Spate of suburban attacks spark hunt for serial groper

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Megan Levy Detectives believe the same man is responsible for a series of frightening attacks on women in Melbourne's east this month.

Bike-riding pervert terrifies girls, 11

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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

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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.

Victim tailed from train station by sex attacker

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Megan Levy A woman was followed home from a train station in Melbourne's north-east before she was indecently assaulted and pushed down a flight of stairs, police say.