Leon Jaworski

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2014

    Trouble in Galveston's Version of Paradise

    Bobby Wasylik didn't think he'd ever seen the guy before. Cue-ball bald, standing at 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighing 225 pounds, the man towered over 68-year-old Wasylik in the front yard of his Galveston home. "Are you Bobby?" the man asked. Like most assault cases, exactly what happened next de ... More >>

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    December 12, 2011

    Nancy Jane Mancuso Gelber: Police Say Aspiring Crime Writer Wanted Estranged Hubby Whacked

    Brazos County JailNancy Mancuso Gelber: Could use old friend Percy Foreman in her corner about now.​ Nancy Mancuso Gelber could face up to life in prison after she was arrested Friday and charged with attempting to hire a hit man to kill her estranged husband. Unfortunately for the 53-year-old ... More >>

  • News

    July 6, 2006
  • News

    June 22, 2006

    Rush to Judgment

    In World War II, Houston attorney Leon Jaworski prosecuted a group of black American soldiers. In a hurried-up trial, they were court-martialed and sentenced to hard labor. The verdict was probably wrong. And Jaworski had a lot to do with that.

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    May 13, 1999