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

Tenacious Andy Luger returns to public eye as top prosecutor

He brings a strong sense of justice to job as top federal prosecutor.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 10:07 PM

Senate confirms Andy Luger as U.S. attorney for Minnesota

Klobuchar pushed the nomination to the top of the U.S. Senate’s list to get the office finally filled full time.

Updated: February 12, 2014, - 06:50 PM

Prof. sues William Mitchell over teaching ban

Lawyer for Peter Erlinder said he has been barred without justification, but William Mitchell said he has been disruptive.

Updated: February 10, 2014, - 09:36 PM

Woman who directed treatment program goes on trial for allegedly having sex with client

Head of a chemical dependency program is charged with having sex with a client who was a sex offender.

Updated: February 08, 2014, - 12:22 AM

3 years after the FBI raid of antiwar activists, search warrants are still sealed

No one has been charged in the three years since searches of antiwar activists’ homes. The Star Tribune also seeks...

Updated: January 31, 2014, - 07:51 PM

Obituary: Matthew Little stood up for civil rights in Minnesota for 60 years

A longtime president of the Minneapolis NAACP, Little, 92, played a pivotal role in the struggle for civil rights in...

Updated: January 27, 2014, - 11:19 PM

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

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