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

Judge won't halt union vote of 27,000 Minnesota home care workers

The National Right to Work Foundation will not appeal a judge's decision to allow 27,000 state home health care workers to continue their union election.

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 11:51 PM

$6.5 million to be seized from Duluth head shop owner

Authorities say the money and property was the profit from a criminal drug operation.

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 11:48 PM

National group tries to halt Minnesota home care workers union vote

Judge will rule Wednesday on a temporary injunction to stop a union vote by home health care providers.

Updated: August 19, 2014, - 07:53 PM

Feds in Minneapolis charge 3 coin dealers with coin fraud

Minnesota called a training ground for crooked coin dealers.

Updated: August 18, 2014, - 08:19 PM

Federal prosecutors want long sentence for Duluth synthetic drug seller to set an example

The former Duluth headshop owner was called a “vocal proponent of synthetic drugs.”

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 11:31 PM

Minneapolis law firm sues NCAA, claiming it violates anti-trust laws

A lawsuit filed in federal court is part of a larger national effort to win greater compensation from big-time programs.

Updated: August 12, 2014, - 10:34 AM

Ventura jury struggled before split decision, juror says

Key defense evidence may have shifted opinions the other way. A juror recounted the events that led to the 8-2 vote to award $1.8 million.

Updated: August 03, 2014, - 06:07 PM

Memos detail million-dollar Ventura drama

The jury was close to giving up when Judge Kyle asked them if they could reach a 9-1 verdict. When that failed, he asked if they could make a decision by an 8-2 split, not knowing which side had the majority vote.

Updated: July 30, 2014, - 09:57 PM

Ventura says he's ‘overjoyed reputation restored’

Jesse Ventura shocks the world again as jury grants him $1.8 million in damages for defamation by book, “unjust enrichment.”

Updated: July 30, 2014, - 12:05 PM

Judge tells jury in Jesse Ventura defamation case to keep talking

A frustrated jury will try again Tuesday to reach a verdict in the defamation suit brought by former Gov. Jesse Ventura after deliberating for five days and telling the judge that they are deadlocked.

Updated: July 28, 2014, - 10:35 PM

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