Randy Furst

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

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Southwest LRT rift over Kenilworth corridor plays out in federal court

The feds and Met Council squared off in court against a group opposing a light-rail route through the Kenilworth corridor.

Updated: February 25, 2015, - 08:21 PM

Consumer advocates, debt collectors lock horns over robocalls to cellphones

Consumer advocates and debt collectors are in a dogfight over a proposal before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to allow...

Updated: February 25, 2015, - 05:07 PM

Minnesota's female lawyers, judges celebrate milestones

The legal profession has undergone a transformation in the past 65 years, and the advances of female lawyers will be celebrated in the lobby of the U.S. Courthouse in Minneapolis at 4:30 p.m. on Monday.

Updated: February 23, 2015, - 07:16 AM

Toyota, told to pay $10.9 million in car crash, wants driver to pay $4 million

The carmaker wants driver Koua Fong Lee to pay $4 million of its $10.9 million settlement.

Updated: February 17, 2015, - 11:26 PM

Judge allows planned snowmobile route bordering the BWCA

In a decision that will reverberate through the BWCA, U.S. District Judge John Tunheim ruled Friday that a proposed snowmobile route near the Canadian border will not violate the federal Wilderness Act.

Updated: February 14, 2015, - 01:07 AM

$10.9 million verdict against Toyota could rise or fall, depending on appeals

Toyota’s $10.9 million loss in a federal trial last week could grow by millions — or not.Bob Hilliard, an attorney...

Updated: February 11, 2015, - 06:19 PM

Appeals court says feds cannot prosecute Leech Lake Indians for poaching

Charges unwarranted for netting fish at Leech Lake.

Updated: February 11, 2015, - 07:38 AM

Obituary: Arnold Ismach, Minnesota Daily adviser, Oregon journalism dean,

At the University of Minnesota, Arnold Ismach championed the right of student journalists to make mistakes. Many of his students...

Updated: February 07, 2015, - 09:55 PM

Toyota found '60%' responsible for crash, told to pay $11 million

The jury in the Toyota liability trial found the automaker 60 percent responsible for a 2006 crash that caused the deaths of three people and sent a St. Paul man to prison for more than two years. Toyota is ordered to pay about $11 million in damages to crash victims.

Updated: February 04, 2015, - 01:08 AM

Jurors in Toyota trial can't reach verdict; judge says keep trying

The jury in the liability trial of the Toyota Motor Co. sent a note to U.S. District Judge Ann Montgomery on Monday that they could not decide on a verdict.

Updated: February 02, 2015, - 07:26 PM

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