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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.

Pizza thief leaves young man with lacerated liver

Megan Levy A young hearing-impaired man suffered serious internal injuries when he was attacked and robbed of his take-away pizza in Melbourne's inner north.

Hoodie-clad robbers terrorise diners

Police lights are visible on top of a patrol car.

Megan Levy Diners and staff at a Chinese restaurant in Melbourne's east were terrorised last night by two gunmen who threatened and robbed them.

New editor-in-chief comes marching in to his home town

Andrew Holden

Megan Levy It was a sweet homecoming for former Balwyn boy Andrew Holden when he stepped into the editor-in-chief's office at The Age.

Gastro death preventable, coroner says


Megan Levy The life of an elderly man may have been saved if a gastroenteritis outbreak at a Melbourne nursing home had been reported to health authorities earlier, a coroner has found.

The Age editor Paul Ramadge quits Fairfax

Age Editor-in-CHief Paul Ramadge

Megan Levy Paul Ramadge has announced to staff this afternoon that he is standing down as editor-in-chief of The Age and will be leaving Fairfax.

Not sorry: Overland slams watchdog over Sir Ken report


Megan Levy Former Victoria Police chief commissioner Simon Overland has refused to apologise to his former deputy Sir Ken Jones and launched an extraordinary attack on the Victorian Ombudsman, claiming his new...

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...

Teen quizzed over break-ins, baby's death

Police crime tape

Megan Levy Police have arrested a teenager and are questioning him over a series of burglaries committed last week in Long Gully, the same suburb where an 11-month old baby died in a suspected murder.

Quake shakes state

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Megan Levy and Nathan Partenza Victoria has been shaken by more than 60 aftershocks since a magnitude 5.3 earthquake hit Gippsland last night, the largest quake to hit the state in more than a century.

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Man shot outside home of ex-AFL player

Megan Levy A man was shot in the leg outside the home of former AFL player Bill Nicholls near Geelong yesterday afternoon.

Melbourne Water in bill-bungle backflip


Rachel Wells and Megan Levy In a major backflip, the Victorian government has scrapped a planned $88 hike in water bills for the average household to offset a billing bungle that mistakenly slugged Melburnians millions of...

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Boy, 9, dead in horror freeway smash

Ambulance Victoria has repeatedly let staff numbers fall dangerously low across the state, the paramedics' union says.

Megan Levy A young Singaporean boy is dead and two other children are in a critical condition after a horrific smash on the Hume Freeway.

Plane lands on Melbourne freeway

The Cessna on Peninsula Link freeway.

Megan Levy A light plane was forced to land on the unopened Peninsula Link freeway this afternoon when the pilot found it difficult to navigate through thick fog on the Mornington Peninsula.

Teen dies on popular surf beach

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

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.

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...

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.

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.