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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.

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

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...

Gun threat in car-park road rage fight


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.

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.

Bitter trip for truckie as beer floods Hume


Megan Levy The beer was flowing on the Hume Freeway this morning when a truck lost control near Broadford and spilled its load across 100 metres of the road.

Shot fired in suburban pub spat


Megan Levy A gunshot was fired during an argument between a group of men outside a pub in Hoppers Crossing last night, police say.

Boys hurt in school bus crash

Megan Levy Three boys have been treated for minor injuries after their school bus crashed into a tree near Shepparton this morning.

Smart-meter sabotage 'led to stroke'

Smart meters have been sabotaged across Melbourne's north and west.

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...

Driver comes forward over body on road

Megan Levy Police have interviewed a driver over the death of a father of two on a Mornington Peninsula road yesterday morning.

Drivers slugged for toll bungle

CityLink toll highway.

Megan Levy Thousands of interstate drivers have been incorrectly fined for driving on CityLink toll roads.

Year 12 students suspended for end-of-year pub crawl

St Bernard's College, Essendon

Megan Levy A group of senior students from a Catholic boys' college in Melbourne's north has been suspended for going on a pub crawl this week as part of celebrations to mark the end of their schooling.

Help call may have cost man's life

Victoria Police

Megan Levy A motorist killed in Victoria's north-east this morning may have died when he pulled over to alert emergency services that a tree was blocking the road and a truck crashed into the tree from the...

What a mess: Driver crashes into fence

Victoria Police tape

Megan Levy A drunk tow-truck driver has been arrested after causing a trail of destruction in Melbourne's east early this morning, police say.

Spike in painkiller deaths: claim


Megan Levy The recent deaths of 15 people from fentanyl overdoses are not linked to the alleged theft of the powerful painkiller from Ambulance Victoria supplies, according to the Coroners Court of Victoria.

Two bikies among nine charged after police raids

Police diver.

Megan Levy Two bikies are among nine people charged with drug offences after police raids across Melbourne's east last night.

Ambulance Victoria reveals five more painkiller theft cases

Man assaulted in road rage incident (Thumbnail)

Megan Levy Ambulance Victoria today revealed a further five cases in which paramedics have been accused of stealing the powerful painkiller fentanyl from ambulance supplies since 2008.

Fels condemns private taxi security plans

It took 20 years for the industry to recover after the deregulation of New Zealand's taxi industry.

Megan Levy Plans to introduce roving teams of private security guards to combat violence against Melbourne taxi drivers will encourage "vigilante justice", according to Allan Fels, who has denounced the idea as...

Woman remanded over fatal crash

Victoria Police

Megan Levy A mother has been charged with culpable driving after allegedly fleeing the scene of a fatal car crash in Melbourne's east this week.

Man charged with shooting murder

Megan Levy A 26-year-old man has been charged with the shooting murder of another man in western Victoria this week.

Masked men invade home, terrorise young woman

Victoria Police tape

Megan Levy A woman is in hospital with serious injuries after a terrifying home robbery in Melbourne's west last night, police say.

Police investigate suspected theft of kinder money

Victoria Police

Megan Levy Police are investigating the suspected theft of a quarter of a million dollars from a kindergarten in Melbourne's south-east.