Randy Furst | Star Tribune
Reporter | Minneapolis

Randy Furst is a general assignment reporter covering Minneapolis for the Star Tribune.


Officers being outfitted with camera-mounted guns in west metro

While a suburb says gun-mounted cameras are cheaper than body cameras, the Minnesota ACLU said they should not be a substitute for them.


Suspended attorney charged with failure to pay Minn. income taxes

William B. Butler, who has long history of battling judges, is charged with not filing state income taxes.


Frank Wright, a prominent Minneapolis journalist, dies at 87

For 44 years Wright plied his craft from skid row to hot spots around the world.


Man arrested in October shooting death in south Minneapolis

A passenger in a car was shot in the head in south Minneapolis last October.


Man pleads guilty to wrong-way crash on I-494, killing 3 people

Patrick Hayes blamed a fatal crash on a medication change he had known would make him more prone to seizures.


Wetterlings won't appeal judge's order to release documents

The family had wanted to keep some documents nonpublic.


Family decries Blevins' shooting death, calls for officers' firings

Family members called for community on Wednesday, the third meeting planned this week dealing with the death of Thurman Blevins.


Bill Smith, a compassionate supporter of recovering alcoholics, dies at 75

The first graduate of Turning Point on the North Side helped many in more than 41 years of sobriety.


Funeral set for man killed by Minneapolis police; BCA head to meet with the community

Superintendent Drew Evans to meet with community to discuss process of investigation on Thursday.


Minneapolis takes steps to avoid another debacle in rental housing

Buyers of buildings from ousted landlords face more scrutiny.