Episodes
WARNING: Disturbing content. Former homicide detective Rowland Legg has investigated some of the most harrowing murder cases in Australia. He joins Andrew to talk about the start to his career and some of his early cases.  Read Rowland Legg's exclusive columns in the Herald Sun See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 11/20/20
Michael Kuzilny went from the beat to the boardroom when he traded in a life as a policeman to practice law. He sits down to talk with Andrew about crime in the age of pandemic, how the force has changed, and what was found in the ceiling of a St Kilda police station. Read Andrew's columns at heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 11/13/20
An argument at a party left a small-time crook dead and a big-time crook in the spotlight. Andrew Rule recounts the night  Alphonse Gangitano shot Greg Workman. Want to read more from Andrew Rule? Become a Herald Sun subscriber. Go to https://heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule and click on any article to begin. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 11/06/20
As the old mafia dons of country Australia start to die off, Andrew Rule can open more of the file on the Calabrian crew and their many misdeeds. Read the podcast companion.  Read more of Rule's features at heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 10/30/20
The daylight robbery of an Armaguard van in the Melbourne suburb of Richmond was a most brazen crime. And the story of the man behind the wheel of the job is equally compelling. Read Andrew Rule's columns at: https://heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 10/24/20
From an early age, series regular Jock the Jockey was exposed to the seamy side of life. In this episode he takes Andrew on a whistle stop tour of some of the rogues he once knew. Read Andrew's latest columns at: https://www.heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 10/16/20
On the 50th anniversary of the biggest industrial accident in Melbourne's history, Andrew Rule is joined by reporter Alex White to remember the collapse of the West Gate bridge. Listen to Alex's episode about the event on the Herald Sun podcast In Black and White. More information at https://www.heraldsun.com.au/podcasts/in-black-and-white  Read Andrew Rule's feature or Alex White's profile of survivours.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 10/14/20
Life and Crime's resident 'rider on the storm' Jock the jockey returns with more run-ins with triads, gangsters, a jetski and a picnic blanket. Get more of Andrew Rule's columns at https://heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 10/09/20
Willi Koeppen was Australia's first celebrity chef and his disappearance over 40 years ago involves a fractured marriage, illicit affairs, and some shoddy police work. Andrew speaks with private investigator Damian Marrett about the case.  Read Andrew's columns at https://www.heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 10/03/20
Former detective Damian Marrett has played a lot of characters in pursuit of the bad guys. But pretending to be a hitman proved to be one of his more memorable assignments. Like the show? Get more Andrew Rule columns, plus access to True Crime Australia. Go to: heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule and click on any article to begin.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 09/25/20
Shane Chatres-Abbott lived a tangled life of sex, drugs and violence. His murder was no less complicated. Like Life & Crimes? Consider subscribing to the Herald Sun for Andrew Rule's columns, as well as access to True Crime Australia, a special investigative section of the Herald Sun. Go to heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule, and click on any article to begin.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 09/19/20
Anthony Dowsley and Patrick Carlyon, the two Herald Sun journalists who first broke the story of Nicola Gobbo and her place in Australia's bloody gangland war, join Andrew to introduce their new book: Lawyer X Get more info on the book at: https://www.harpercollins.com.au/9781460758069/lawyer-x/ Like Andrew's work? Consider subscribing to the Herald Sun for full access to his columns along with all our original reporting of the Lawyer X saga. Go to https://www.heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule, and...
Published 09/12/20
Former detective, podcaster and author Gary Jubelin joins the show again to tell more tales of his life carrying a badge. Read more Andrew Rule at:heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule Get more info on Gary's book at: https://www.harpercollins.com/products/i-catch-killers-gary-jubelin   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 09/10/20
WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT. From bikies to very bad men, journalist Adrian Tame met some very colourful characters while working for the notorious newspaper, The Truth. Now he sits down to discuss some old tales and his new book. Like Life and Crimes? Subscribe to the Herald Sun to read all of Andrew Rule's columns. Go to heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule, and click on any article to begin. More information on Andrew Tame's book...
Published 09/04/20
WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT. The first few hours of a murder probe are crucial, and sometimes errors early on can derail an investigation for decades. Andrew Rule explains. Like Andrew's columns? Subscribe to the Herald Sun for more. Go to heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule and click on any article to begin.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 08/28/20
When Matthew Wales-King bludgeoned his mother and step father to death, it led to a bumbling cover-up and a family in tatters. Andrew Rule unwinds the threads of the so-called society murders. Like Rule's columns? Subscribe to the Herald Sun. Go to heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule, and click any article to begin.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 08/21/20
Author Mark Dapin joins the show to talk about two of Australia's most feared men: Russell Cox and Ray Denning, the subjects of his new book, Public Enemies. Special thanks to Del Fordham for production assistance. Read more Andrew Rule at: heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule. Get more information on the book at: https://www.allenandunwin.com/browse/books/general-books/true-crime/Public-Enemies-Mark-Dapin-9781760295356     See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 08/14/20
Rod Weightman went from celebrated harness racing trainer to prison inmate with bikie connections. Now he's out and looking to make amends both on and off the track. Read Andrew Rule's column on Weightman   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 08/12/20
When an eight-year-old girl went missing from a middle class suburb, the at first bumbling police investigation soon sharpened their focus very close to home. Read more Andrew Rule at heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 08/07/20
WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT. Former detective Ray Watson joins us for a final time to describe some of the most harrowing moments he's had in the force. Read Andrew's columns at heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 08/01/20
WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT. Former cop Ray Watson is back in the studio for more stories from his time dealing with some of the nation's worst crooks as part of the Armed Robbery Squad. For Ray's columns, go to https://www.heraldsun.com.au/raywatson   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 07/24/20
Former detective Ray Watson and his colleagues from the Armed Robbery Squad have come across some mad, bad and colourful characters while in the line of duty. Here are just a few. Read Andrew's latest column at heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 07/17/20
As a new documentary aims to shine light on one of Australia's most chilling murder mysteries, Andrew Rule outlines the facts and theories surrounding the disappearance of Peter Falconio. Become a Herald Sun subscriber. go to www.heraldsun.com.au/andrew-rule and click on any article to begin. Watch Andrew Fraser's documentary series Murder in the Outback. The Falconio & Lees Mystery at 7pm Sunday on the Seven Network.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 07/11/20
When women go missing, often the answer to their disappearance is tragically close to home. And families can be ripped apart when children choose to believe the word of a killer they've known all their lives. If you or someone you know is in need of help, call Lifeline on 131 114, visit www.lifeline.org.au/gethelp, or call beyondblue on 1300 224 636 . Become a Herald Sun subscriber: go to www.heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule, and click on any article to begin     See acast.com/privacy for privacy...
Published 07/04/20
In the final part of our series on the gangland murder of Terrence and Christine Hodson, their children Andrew and Mandy talk about the winding road since their parents' death and how they and their lawyer Jeremy King have been seeking justice. Subscribe to the Herald Sun. Go to heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule and click on any article to begin   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 06/27/20