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

Swedish father, American mother battle over daughter, 5

A judge has ruled that a Minnesota woman abducted her daughter from Sweden and has ordered that the girl be...

Updated: April 21, 2013, - 07:11 AM

April 12: Federal rent subsidies vanish for many low-income Minnesotans

Low-income people who had been told they were going to get Section 8 subsidies were surprised to learn that money’s on hold, thanks to sequestration.

Updated: April 12, 2013, - 09:46 AM

Ex-Minneapolis Chief Bouza is often a witness in lawsuits against cops

For most of the past quarter century, he has been a witness for the defense across the country, testifying in lawsuits, some of them major cases, on behalf of people who have alleged wrongdoing by police officers.

Updated: March 26, 2013, - 05:38 PM

Extended winter is clouding Minnesotans' mood

A handful of inches of snow on the ground bogged down the morning commute Monday in the Twin Cities ahead of strong winds heading in from the west.

Updated: March 19, 2013, - 11:07 AM

Panel to develop training to avoid another Strike Force fiasco

A three-member panel, including a judge and former judge, has been formed to oversee development of a law enforcement training...

Updated: March 14, 2013, - 06:48 PM

Lakeville private eye latest to sue over misuse of DVS records

Within two days of her being pictured in a newspaper, employees at 11 law enforcement agencies, two state departments and the U.S. Postal Inspector’s office accessed hers driver’s license file 35 times, according to records.

Updated: March 14, 2013, - 12:56 PM

Review uncovers problems with Minnesota crime task forces

A state investigator said problems look similar to the disgraced Metro Gang Strike Force, but law enforcement units say they’re...

Updated: March 08, 2013, - 09:16 PM

Data misuse charge against ex-Mpls. official dismissed

Veteran Minneapolis official Tom Deegan, left, called all the allegations unfounded. Prosecutors point to problems with state law.

Updated: February 28, 2013, - 09:27 AM

Some Uptown residents not hip to neighborhood's building boom

Many residents eagerly embrace the new glitz, but for others it’s a rude (and expensive) transformation.

Updated: February 26, 2013, - 09:40 AM

In Twin Cities area, 4-8 inches of snow is possible

Snow? Or freezing rain? Metro area could see two waves of stuff, resulting in a "mess" for Monday morning's rush hour.

Updated: February 10, 2013, - 07:37 AM

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