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

Tattoo on Facebook aimed at cop lands gang member in jail

Cop saw it as a threat from gang figure; ACLU disagrees.

Updated: November 09, 2012, - 12:01 AM

Price tag doubles for Minneapolis dog park

Gravel bed is new cost snag as board votes this week.

Updated: November 07, 2012, - 12:53 AM

Cops stonewalled drug probe

Prosecutor's office said it was only partly why inquiry was shelved.

Updated: November 05, 2012, - 09:05 PM

Retiring Police Chief Dolan to aid groups on gun control

Tim Dolan was celebrated by officers and government leaders on his last day in office. He plans to campaign for gun control.

Updated: November 02, 2012, - 09:16 PM

911 calls reveal fear inside, out during attack at Accent Signage

Minneapolis released a transcript of 911 calls on the shooting rampage at Accent Signage and an audio of police searching the scene.

Updated: October 16, 2012, - 09:01 PM

Death toll grows in Bryn Mawr workplace shootings

Eric B. Rivers, critically wounded during the Minneapolis sign factory shootings last month, died Wednesday night of his injuries. The state's worst workplace violence in at least 20 years now has claimed six lives, in addition to the gunman's.

Updated: October 11, 2012, - 09:43 PM

Unanswered 911 calls prompt change in operations

The city of Minneapolis has altered the way it will handle emergency calls after up to six people who called 911 during last month's shooting rampage at Accent Signage Systems didn't reach operators.

Updated: October 11, 2012, - 01:37 PM

Survivors describe escaping co-worker with a gun at workplace

Amanda Crotty, an executive assistant, watched Andrew Engeldinger fire twice at the company owner, then point his handgun at her. She hid under a desk. He moved on.

Updated: October 06, 2012, - 08:24 AM

Minneapolis City Hall vet on leave over records

Minneapolis housing inspections chief and co-worker are accused of abusing state database, but his lawyer says he did nothing wrong.

Updated: September 26, 2012, - 05:12 AM

Split Minneapolis City Council revamps police watchdog

Minneapolis citizens, police will collaborate in oversight.

Updated: September 22, 2012, - 12:05 AM

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