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

Mpls. man sues Roseville police over forceful arrest, Taser

Roseville cops are seen in video using a Taser and throwing a passenger to the ground.

Updated: April 16, 2014, - 09:58 PM

Militia leader from Maplewood pleads guilty to Fort Bragg ID theft

Keith Novak of Maplewood sold personnel information of Army service members to an FBI undercover employee.

Updated: April 15, 2014, - 09:49 PM

Damage from data snooping hard to prove

One case alleging illegal use of driver’s license data can go forward; most others tossed out.

Updated: April 14, 2014, - 11:01 PM

Suit: Bemidji school bus driver forced boy to walk in cold as punishment

Bemidji school bus driver forced a 6-year-old to walk in subzero windchill in Feb. 2013 to teach him a lesson.

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 08:41 PM

Twin Cities Occupy protesters can sue cops, judge rules

Their constitutional rights may have been violated when officers gave them marijuana; other suits hinted.

Updated: April 01, 2014, - 09:55 PM

Mankato woman pleads guilty to forced labor trafficking

A 59-year-old Mankato woman has pleaded guilty to one count of forced-labor trafficking in federal court in St. Paul for...

Updated: March 27, 2014, - 09:45 PM

Judge: Fired man can sue over background check inaccuracies

Brooklyn Park man claims he lost his job due to a faulty criminal background check. Legislators may revise expungement rules.

Updated: March 27, 2014, - 09:13 PM

U.S. Attorney Andy Luger names Minnesota leadership team

New U.S. Attorney Andy Luger has chosen a leadership team of experienced prosecutors, led by a first assistant described as...

Updated: March 19, 2014, - 07:00 PM

U professor allegedly coaxed girl to send him nude photos

A University of Minnesota associate professor engaged in a lurid Internet exchange with a 15-year-old girl from Louisiana, coaxing her...

Updated: March 18, 2014, - 08:36 PM

Mondale plays key part in pay suit vs. Norway

Three and a half years ago, Walter Mondale, then honorary consul general of the local Norwegian consulate, co-authored a letter...

Updated: March 13, 2014, - 09:00 PM

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