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

4 in Twin Cities arrested on prostitution charges

Police in Minneapolis and St. Paul and the Anoka County Sheriff’s Department arrested four people as part of a nationwide...

Updated: July 29, 2013, - 03:45 PM

FBI tipster feared for his life over Montevideo bomb plot

Unsealed document quotes witness who said Buford “Bucky” Rogers told him he was planning several attacks in Montevideo, Minn.

Updated: July 24, 2013, - 09:56 PM

July 23: FBI says tipster warned of Montevideo bomb plot

Agent testifies talk of bombing police, tower and Guard armory prompted a May raid and arrest.

Updated: July 23, 2013, - 09:52 PM

Minnesota's new U.S. attorney is in the wings

Sens. Klobuchar and Franken recommend Andrew Luger for job amid battle over current U.S. Attorney B. Todd Jones’ nomination to lead ATF.

Updated: July 23, 2013, - 09:23 PM

Star Tribune seeks to unseal filings in case of federal raid on Montevideo

The Star Tribune is asking that six documents in the case of a Montevideo man arrested in federal raid be...

Updated: July 19, 2013, - 11:31 PM

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

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