Episodes
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
Former undercover cop Robbie Robertson sits down again with Andrew Rule to tell about the time he found himself standing between three unsuspecting police officers and Australia's most infamous criminal. Become a Herald Sun subscriber. Go to heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule and click on any article to begin   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 06/23/20
Mandy and Andrew Hodson were the first to find their murdered parents after they were brutally killed during the heights of Melbourne's gangland war. Now, both Andrew and Mandy sit down to talk about that horrible moment.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 06/19/20
As a former undercover and surveillance cop, Robbie Robertson has shadowed some of Australia's worst criminals. He sits down with Andrew Rule to tell some remarkable tales. Read Andrew's extended profile of Robertson at heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 06/13/20
Before  Terence and Christine Hodson were gunned down, a burglary on an Oakleigh drug house and a series of revelations about Terence would escalate tensions around them. Mandy and Andrew Hodson sit down again to discuss the weeks and days before their parents' death. Become a Herald Sun subscriber. Go to heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule and click on any article to begin   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 06/13/20
The murders of Terence and Christine Hodson would be a major event in Melbourne's gangland war. Now for the first time, two of their children Mandy and Andrew sit down to talk about their family's life and what led up to the crime. Become a Herald Sun subscriber. Go to heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule and click on any article to begin.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 06/05/20
Many crooks can charm, and that charm can be hazardous to the women around them. Andrew Rule explains. 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 05/30/20
The sad tale of Margaret Clement is a melodrama that starts in the gold rush, and stretches up to modern times. Andrew Rule outlines a sorry tale of eccentric sisters, callous crooks and a gruesome find. Subscribe to the Herald Sun. Go to www.heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule and click on any article to begin   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 05/23/20
The story of the Great Bookie Robbery is a well-told tale - including by this podcast. What's less talked about is the very real possibility that a police officer helped the crooks get away with their crime. Andrew Rule reveals the chief suspect. Read Rule's feature on the crime at heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule or find the episode The Heist in your podcast feed for more.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 05/15/20
Andrew Rule and sports journalist Jon Anderson come together to remember Darby McCarthy, a champion jockey who was the victim of a historical injustice on the track. Become a Herald Sun subscriber. Go to heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule and click on any article to begin.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 05/14/20
Former homicide detective Gary Jubelin ran the investigation into the disappearance of young William Tyrell. Now he sits down with Andrew to talk about his life investigating the most confronting of crimes. He also outlines his post-police life as an author and podcast host. Subscribe to Gary's new podcast: I Catch Killers at: https://www.heraldsun.com.au/podcasts/i-catch-killers   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 05/09/20