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

Minnesota identity theft scheme nets 33 federal convictions

The sentencing of a Twin Cities ringleader brought the 14-state, $2.5 million conspiracy to a close.

Updated: October 30, 2013, - 11:37 PM

Minnetonka firm seeks religious exemption to Obamacare mandate

Judges hear from a Minnetonka company with Catholic roots that wants an exclusion from the health insurance birth-control mandate.

Updated: October 24, 2013, - 08:50 PM

Ventura won't be sanctioned for failing to produce military record, judge rules

Judge denied motions by both sides in trial set for May.

Updated: October 16, 2013, - 07:15 PM

Iron Range town’s ex-fire chief is charged with setting fires

The incidents involved Superior National Forest land and a resort.

Updated: October 15, 2013, - 09:47 PM

Archdiocese gets new auxiliary bishop

Archbishop asked Vatican for the 2nd position 18 months ago.

Updated: October 11, 2013, - 09:23 PM

Attorney wants Ventura sanctioned for failing to produce military records

In defamation suit, lawyer for Navy SEAL’s widow wants former governor sanctioned for failing to document his military service.

Updated: October 10, 2013, - 07:52 PM

Chalking on sidewalk protected as free speech

A woman who printed an antiwar slogan outside a Minneapolis federal building had the legal right to do so, according to a settlement.

Updated: October 10, 2013, - 10:22 AM

Oct. 7: Duluth headshop owner guilty

Jim Carlson was convicted Monday of 51 counts of selling banned substances at his downtown store, Last Place on Earth. His son also was found guilty on some charges.

Updated: October 07, 2013, - 10:59 PM

Duluth head shop owner guilty of dealing synthetic drugs

The conviction of a Duluth store owner on 51 federal felony counts was hailed as a major victory in the...

Updated: October 07, 2013, - 10:58 PM

Jury deliberating in Duluth headshop owner's synthetic drug trial

Two-week trial of Duluth headshop owner tests arguments over what is an illegal drug.

Updated: October 02, 2013, - 04:10 PM

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