Randy Furst

Reporter | Minneapolis
Phone: 612-673-7382
Randy Furst covers the U.S. District Court in Minnesota for the Star Tribune.

Recent content from Randy Furst

50 years ago, 'Carpenters for Christmas' rebuilt a Mississippi church

It was 50 years ago this week that Jerry Von Korff, then of Minneapolis, helped organize a civil rights project...

Updated: December 17, 2014, - 07:08 PM

Under pressure from feds, St. Anthony agrees to Islamic Center

The federal government announced Tuesday a settlement that will allow an Islamic worship center to open in the city of St. Anthony.

Updated: December 16, 2014, - 09:54 PM

Aug.: Feds sue St. Anthony over rejection of Islamic center

U.S. Attorney Andy Luger said St. Anthony Village violated the religious rights of an Islamic group and broke a federal law.

Updated: December 16, 2014, - 01:42 PM

Ventura sues HarperCollins over 'American Sniper'

Latest suit claims HarperCollins profited from defamatory references in memoir.

Updated: December 15, 2014, - 11:28 PM

Atheists sue Washington County in fight over marriage registers

It didn’t take long for Washington County to reject Rodney Rogers’ request to register for the right to preside at...

Updated: December 12, 2014, - 09:59 PM

Fight on behalf of pregnant UPS driver creates unusual allies

Three University of St. Thomas professors are involved in the legal battle on behalf of a pregnant part-time United Parcel...

Updated: December 03, 2014, - 07:10 PM

Judge rejects new trial in Jesse Ventura defamation case

Judge Richard Kyle said the $1.8 million verdict for the ex-governor should stand.

Updated: December 01, 2014, - 05:09 PM

2 federal judges issue opposite decisions in 2 teens' life sentences

U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on mandatory life sentences without parole for teens has left confusion in Minnesota and nationwide.

Updated: November 30, 2014, - 05:59 AM

Lawyer: Archdiocese may have destroyed porn videos

Church officials in St. Paul may have destroyed evidence that a St. Paul priest possessed child pornography, a St. Paul attorney charged. Documents describe an alleged coverup by the archdiocese and Vatican officials in Washington, D.C.

Updated: November 20, 2014, - 10:54 AM

Minnesota urban planner killed in Somalia wanted 'to give back'

Many Somali professionals, like Abdullahi Ali Anshoor, want to “give back” to their home country despite the danger.

Updated: November 19, 2014, - 11:26 PM

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