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

Despite fraud, North Oaks woman could avoid prison

Pair defrauded Social Security of $332,000, but judge might waive prison time because of critical role in caring for her...

Updated: April 29, 2013, - 09:36 PM

New allegations hit Minnesota's U.S. attorney at federal level

Accusations involve how B. Todd Jones ran Minneapolis office.

Updated: April 24, 2013, - 09:54 PM

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

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