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

'Man in Black' gets 14 years for bank robberies

He admitted robbing 31 Minnesota banks in 12-month span.

Updated: May 20, 2014, - 05:13 AM

Federal courts beat: All judges recused in Erlinder lawsuit

Law professor Peter Erlinder can add another controversy to his résumé.You may recall he created headlines when he was imprisoned...

Updated: May 19, 2014, - 09:36 PM

Ex-Minnesota judge sues over lookups of driver’s license info

She's the latest in a series of prominent people to say their privacy was violated over the license lookups.

Updated: May 13, 2014, - 08:59 PM

Judges to get more leeway in low-level drug cases

Responding to a call for reform by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, new Minnesota U.S. Attorney Andy Luger says low-level offenders are less likely to face “mandatory minimum” sentences.

Updated: May 11, 2014, - 06:13 AM

Federal cases against Minnesota fishing poachers collapse

In­dict­ments have fizzled in the cases of 10 ac­cused in a huge op­er­a­tion on state Indian res­er­va­tions.

Updated: May 03, 2014, - 07:53 PM

Montevideo man sentenced for arms charge, not terrorism

Buford “Bucky” Rogers, arrested a year ago in what the FBI called a major terrorist plot, was sentenced on Monday to three years and four months after federal authorities decided to charge him with lesser crimes of illegal possession of a firearm and two small, unregistered explosive devices.

Updated: May 02, 2014, - 05:49 PM

Bertha Smith, first black teacher in Minneapolis schools, dies at 94

Smith was a role model for generations of children, a respected community leader, a tireless volunteer and a transcendent figure in the early years of the civil rights movement in Minneapolis.

Updated: April 30, 2014, - 11:25 PM

Feds: No terrorist plot in Montevideo

Federal agents investigated claims against Buford “Bucky” Rogers, but admit now that they found no group plan of attack. Authorities are seeking a five-year sentence on weapons violations.

Updated: April 25, 2014, - 09:22 PM

Walter Mondale backs decision to pay a woman $30,000 less

Defense came during testimony in civil lawsuit against Norway.

Updated: April 25, 2014, - 05:44 AM

Ex-investment adviser admits to defrauding people of $6 million

The U.S. attorney’s office said some people lost their life savings in a $6 million investment fraud case.

Updated: April 17, 2014, - 03:07 PM

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