Randy Furst

Reporter | Minneapolis
Phone: 612-673-7382
Randy Furst covers the U.S. District Court in Minnesota for the Star Tribune.

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MOA shoppers, employees don’t appear worried

Megamall officials said they’ve stepped up security after the attack in Kenya but declined to give details.

Updated: September 25, 2013, - 09:35 PM

Jesse Ventura defamation case to stay in Minnesota

The judge said it would be too expensive to move the case to Texas, where the widow of the "American Sniper" author lives. Ventura says the author defamed him in the book.

Updated: September 24, 2013, - 11:04 PM

Texas or Minn.? Lawyers to spar over site of Jesse Ventura defamation trial

Navy SEAL’s widow wants trial moved to Dallas, near her home.

Updated: September 23, 2013, - 11:08 PM

New ATF chief considered giving up during bruising confirmation process

Last month, in a ceremony presided over by Vice President Joe Biden, B. Todd Jones became the first permanent director...

Updated: September 21, 2013, - 10:25 PM

Were synthetic drugs OK to sell? Or were the substances illegal?

Attorneys sketched out opposing views as federal trial begins.

Updated: September 17, 2013, - 09:25 PM

KSTP anchor’s license data was snooped 1,380 times, suit says

Suit says Jessica Miles was “shocked and disgusted” to learn that her driver’s license info was accessed by officers and personnel from about 180 different departments and agencies.

Updated: September 17, 2013, - 05:21 PM

Legal fight over driver's license snooping turns political

Eighteen people filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against 79 counties, municipalities and state agencies that they said looked up their information illegally more than 600 times.

Updated: September 13, 2013, - 11:15 AM

Suit says Minn. drivers' records illegally checked 600 times

Eighteen people, including a state legislator, filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against more than 50 counties, cities and state agencies, claiming their driving records were illegally looked up at least 600 times.

Updated: September 12, 2013, - 07:22 PM

Judges OK giving out Bibles at Pride fest

An appeals panel said the Minneapolis Park Board’s rules violated a man’s First Amendment rights when it limited distribution.

Updated: September 11, 2013, - 09:56 PM

'Man in Black' bank robber pleads guilty to one hold-up

A Minneapolis man accused of pulling off the “Man in Black” bank robberies across Minnesota pleaded guilty to one bank...

Updated: September 10, 2013, - 02:36 PM

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