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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.

Firefighters battle Raglan blaze as threat to town eases

Megan Levy A bushfire was within six kilometres of the central Victorian town of Raglan yesterday after a fuel-reduction burn jumped its containment lines.

Rains drive millipede menace into homes

Portuguese millipede

Megan Levy Victorian homes are being invaded by black Portuguese millipedes revelling in ideal conditions created by recent rains.

Cars seized in Campbellfield crackdown on hoon drivers

All smiles after copping a canary.

Megan Levy and Paul Millar Police blitzed an industrial estate in Campbellfield last night in a crackdown against hoon drivers, checking out 200 cars.

More wet weather for Melbourne after wild storms

Punter dodges hail at Flemington

Robyn Grace, Megan Levy Tornadoes are believed to have uprooted trees and damaged houses in Shepparton as a super-cell thunderstorm ripped through the city yesterday afternoon, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

Police recover cash after $125,000 bag snatch

Victoria Police

Megan Levy Three people have been arrested after a woman's handbag containing up to $125,000 was stolen at a supermarket in western Victoria.

Woman killed by train after ducking boom gate


Megan Levy A woman is in a critical condition after she was hit by a train in Melbourne's south this morning, police say.

Fears for Melbourne man missing in Canada


Megan Levy Melbourne man Lachlan Cranswick vanished in the sleepy town of Deep River, 190 kilometres north-west of Canada's capital, Ottawa, five weeks ago.

Animal activists fight to shut down alleged puppy farm

Megan Levy Animal activists are fighting to shut down an alleged puppy farm operating west of Melbourne after inspectors found the animals to be living in horrendous conditions.

Nitin Garg murder: appeal to Hungry Jack's witness

Nitin Garg

Megan Levy A young Hungry Jack's patron may hold the key to solving the murder of Indian accountancy graduate Nitin Garg, who was stabbed to death as he walked to work in Melbourne's west last month.

Tragedy of boy who drowned while swimming at school camp

Kyle Vassil

Megan Levy The body of a 12-year-old boy who drowned while swimming in a dam at school camp north-east of Melbourne was recovered by police late yesterday.