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

Grand jury indicts Montevideo man for illegal possession of pipe bombs

Montevideo man, 24, who was arrested in what the FBI said was a foiled terror plot, was charged with possessing...

Updated: May 22, 2013, - 09:50 PM

Two Rochester women get 10, 20 years for aiding Somalia terrorists

Hawo Mohamed Hassan, who got 10 years, and Amina Farah Ali, who got 20, were the last of nine people sentenced in federal court in Minneapolis this week.

Updated: May 17, 2013, - 10:06 AM

4 more sentenced in Minnesota in Somali terror case

Two women will be sentenced Thursday for their roles in aiding Al-Shabab in the fight in Somalia.

Updated: May 15, 2013, - 12:02 AM

Two Somalis sentenced to prison for aiding terrorism

Prosecutors sought the longest prison sentences for Kamal Said Hassan and Mahamud Said Omar.

Updated: May 14, 2013, - 09:32 AM

North Oaks hubby sent to prison for fraud, but not mom

James Hood is sentenced to 3 ½ years, but judge cites need to take care of children in giving his...

Updated: May 06, 2013, - 10:15 PM

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

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