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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.

Speed-camera critic snaffles ‘stay alert’ domain

Megan Levy Victoria's new number plate slogan urges people to "stay alert, stay alive".

Hammer bashing claims Irish backpacker

Irish backpacker David Greene.

Megan Levy and Nino Bucci An Irish backpacker who was critically injured during a vicious hammer attack at a St Kilda East boarding house last month has died in hospital this morning, police say.

Missing fisherman found in King River

Megan Levy The body of a fisherman who disappeared on a fishing trip in north-eastern Victoria this week has been found today in the King River.

Yarraville mum lay on floor after 'vague' emergency call

Yarraville body find.

Megan Levy A triple-0 caller who alerted authorities about a woman lying in a Yarraville flat was "very vague" and provided conflicting information to that observed by paramedics when they arrived at the scene,...

Baby found trapped in house with dead woman

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Megan Levy and Nino Bucci A baby boy may have been left alone with the body of a woman for up to two days before he was rescued from a unit in Melbourne's inner west last night.

Victim flees from masked, drunk sex attacker

The Ringwood sex attack suspect.

Megan Levy A woman was sexually assaulted by a drunk, balaclava-clad man as she tried to return to her car in Melbourne's outer east, police say.

Police take control at troubled Grocon site

The scene at the Grocon site this morning.

Megan Levy, Clay Lucas and Ben Schneiders Police will escort workers onto the stalled Grocon construction site again this morning after conducting a late-night operation to secure control of the site during a bitter two-week protest by...

Trains halted on key line - for second day running

Metro is relying on the Baillieu government to purchase 40 new trains.

Megan Levy An arson attack on the Frankston line during yesterday’s afternoon peak has thrown the travel plans of thousands of commuters into chaos for a second day running.

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Skinned labrador's death baffles investigators

Megan Levy The owner of a labrador that was skinned and mutilated in a Mornington Peninsula backyard this week says he is considering moving home after his pet's horrific death.

Signal fault triggers train delays on key line

Megan Levy Train commuters are facing major delays on the Frankston line this morning due to a signalling fault.

Police, builders clash on CBD picket line

Police tape

Ben Schneiders and Megan Levy A tense stand-off remains at a Grocon building site in the CBD, with police failing to break a large picket line this morning.

Unit fire ends lives of sisters who 'lived to die'

The Country Fire Authority has apologised.

Megan Levy A woman is dead and another is critically injured after a fire tore through a home unit south of Geelong last night.

Car fire sparks morning-peak mayhem

Megan Levy A car fire on the approach to the Domain Tunnel is causing major peak-hour traffic delays that are not expected to be cleared until mid-morning.

One leg, one windscreen: police probe shootings

Police

Megan Levy A man has been shot in the leg at a home in Melbourne's west this morning.

Victim tailed from train station by sex attacker

Rosanna sex assault.

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.

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.

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.

Spate of suburban attacks spark hunt for serial groper

A police photo-fit image of the suspect.

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.