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

Mpls. attorney held in contempt for not paying $80K in sanctions

William B. Butler claimed lack of funds. Case stems from filing of frivolous foreclosure lawsuits.

Updated: January 21, 2014, - 09:52 PM

Somali woman living in Willmar can't get her husband into U.S.

Amina Awnur, 30, who now is a U.S. citizen, is among ­hundreds of refugees whose family ­members are hung up in Africa, struggling to prove to the State Department that they are who they say they are.

Updated: January 20, 2014, - 03:44 AM

Jan. 18: Nienow, wife sued in $613,000 federal loan default

State Sen. Sean Nienow is accused of not making payments on a $613,000 SBA loan.

Updated: January 18, 2014, - 08:27 AM

Minneapolis attorney suspended for ignoring fines, filing frivolous lawsuits

William B. Butler remained defiant after courts cited him for using the same “brazen tactics” despite those arguments being rejected.

Updated: January 15, 2014, - 07:47 PM

U.S. Borax to pay $1.25 million to clean up Mpls. arsenic

For decades an arsenic substance spread through south Minneapolis and the EPA wants Borax to pay for the soil cleanup involving hundreds of contaminated homes.

Updated: January 14, 2014, - 07:55 PM

Minnesota Guardsman linked to militia by FBI may get plea deal

A federal judge has postponed for 30 days the possible indictment of Keith Novak, whom the FBI suspects of planning to bomb NSA office.

Updated: January 13, 2014, - 08:00 PM

Minn. man tied to terror plot pleads guilty to weapons violations

Once accused of terrorism, militia member reaches plea agreement.

Updated: January 10, 2014, - 09:56 PM

Ventura friends say he wasn’t punched as ex-Navy SEAL claimed in book

Attorneys for Jesse Ventura on Wednesday filed sworn statements by two former Navy men who support the former Minnesota governor’s...

Updated: January 08, 2014, - 08:43 PM

Guilty plea due in Montevideo man's case over guns, explosives

Defendant was earlier accused by FBI of plotting terroristic attack on targets in Montevideo, Minn.

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 09:18 PM

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