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

Appeals Court upholds sanctions against Minneapolis attorney

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld sanctions of $45,451 against Minneapolis attorney William Butler, the second time in two days that the appeals court has handed the beleaguered lawyer a defeat.

Updated: July 12, 2013, - 01:50 PM

Retired Minnesota priest, 92, "very, very vaguely” recalls fondling boys

The archbishop learned in 1966 that a priest was engaging in sexual contact with boys, and that priest was assigned...

Updated: July 12, 2013, - 11:32 AM

Exasperated courts order investigation of lawyer

Clients such as James Konobeck, above, aren't the only ones complaining about foreclosure attorney William Butler. In a rare move, federal judges are stirring to action.

Updated: July 11, 2013, - 09:42 AM

Judge: Norway law applies in Minneapolis job-bias lawsuit

Ruling lets a Minneapolis woman cite a Norwegian antibullying law in her suit against the consulate. U.S. law also applies.

Updated: July 02, 2013, - 09:49 PM

Minneapolis cops rarely disciplined in big-payout cases

The city of Minneapolis paid nearly $14 million in cases of alleged police misconduct from 2006-12.

Updated: June 03, 2013, - 02:06 PM

May 25: Minneapolis pays $3 million in police misconduct case

The payout to the family of David Smith was the second-largest for police misconduct in Minneapolis history.

Updated: June 01, 2013, - 09:40 PM

Man gets $150,000 after fight with police following dispute over off-leash dog in Bloomington

A dog off its leash in a park escalated into a confrontation with police and resulted in an expensive settlement...

Updated: May 28, 2013, - 11:34 PM

B. Todd Jones' confirmation hearing in U.S. Senate set for June 4

Minnesota’s U.S. attorney is Obama’s nomination to head the ATF. He’s acting ATF head now.

Updated: May 23, 2013, - 05:51 PM

Grand jury indicts Montevideo man for illegal possession of pipe bombs

Montevideo man, 24, who was arrested in what the FBI said was a foiled terror plot, was charged with possessing...

Updated: May 22, 2013, - 09:50 PM

Two Rochester women get 10, 20 years for aiding Somalia terrorists

Hawo Mohamed Hassan, who got 10 years, and Amina Farah Ali, who got 20, were the last of nine people sentenced in federal court in Minneapolis this week.

Updated: May 17, 2013, - 10:06 AM

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