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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Explosion, fire at Cedar-Riverside apartments injure 13, six critically

No cause has been identified as of yet, but the building that housed a grocery and several apartments is likely a total loss. A police squad car reported the fire at around 8:16 a.m. after seeing the explosion and seeing debris on the street.

Updated: January 01, 2014, - 02:16 PM

Two white Mpls. cops fired over racial slurs incident in Green Bay

The firings of officers Brian Thole and Shawn Powell, both military veterans who were on the department’s SWAT team, will kick off an automatic appeal process that could last a year.

Updated: December 31, 2013, - 02:15 PM

St. Paul woman wants to be U.S. citizen, but dad refuses blood test

A St. Paul woman who was born in Ethiopia says her father’s refusal to prove paternity is blocking her path...

Updated: December 25, 2013, - 10:40 PM

4 tax preparers in Minneapolis indicted over false tax returns

Primetime Tax Service Inc. shared gains with filers, indictment says.

Updated: December 24, 2013, - 06:52 PM

Source: Probable link between militia suspect and Guardsman

An FBI agent testified Monday that Minnesota National Guardsman Keith Novak discussed bombing a National Security Agency facility in Utah, although he has not been charged.

Updated: December 20, 2013, - 11:55 PM

Ventura’s version of bar incident contradicted by sisters’ affidavits

Ex-governor says he was never punched, nor did he disparage a deceased Navy SEAL, but the women testify to a...

Updated: December 19, 2013, - 10:59 AM

Minnesota Guardsman held on ID theft charges

A Minnesota National Guardsman talked of blowing up a training facility and making a “target package” for Warren Buffett.

Updated: December 16, 2013, - 09:15 PM

FBI transcript, video of Montevideo terror suspect Rogers to be public

Judge OKs release of transcript in the case of a Montevideo man.

Updated: December 13, 2013, - 08:50 PM

Court asked to unseal interview with Montevideo terror suspect

Star Tribune wants to see FBI interview with Minnesota man suspected of plotting to attack a police station.

Updated: December 12, 2013, - 09:31 PM

Obituary: Shirley G. Moore, expert on education of young children

A self-effacing scholar and nationally known expert in the field of early childhood education, Shirley Moore left her mark on...

Updated: December 11, 2013, - 09:47 PM

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