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

Native Mob case wraps up with gang leader getting 43 years

Gang “soldier” also gets 24 years Tuesday as sentencings wrap up a lengthy investigation of 28 people.

Updated: September 30, 2014, - 11:13 PM

Minnesota U.S. attorney announces 12 indicted in drug-trafficking bust

Charges say Twin Cities drug ring operated in three states.

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 10:50 PM

Arguments in Jesse Ventura's libel case drag on after the verdict

Two months after former Gov. Jesse Ventura scored a decisive victory in his defamation lawsuit against the estate of the late Chris Kyle, the war of words continues.

Updated: September 23, 2014, - 06:11 PM

Son gets 3 years' probation for selling synthetic drugs in father's Duluth head shop

Prosecutors asked for prison time, but judge ordered service.

Updated: September 17, 2014, - 11:29 PM

Fired Stacy whistleblower wins $990K in Humvee case

David McIntosh won the award as part of a $5.5 million settlement with the companies that produced backup batteries for the Humvee’s turret.

Updated: September 17, 2014, - 05:33 AM

Tell it to the judge? Heck, this Minnesota judge is filing suit himself

Administrative law judge’s class-action lawsuit claims rental car firm failed to honor price.

Updated: September 15, 2014, - 10:05 PM

Obituary: Pat Levy, 62, was pioneer in chemical dependency treatment in Minnesota

For decades, Pat Levy was a tireless advocate for addiction treatment programs in Minnesota.“She touched literally thousands of lives and...

Updated: September 10, 2014, - 06:49 PM

Fired for jury duty, woman gets her job back

A worker at a Hopkins day care is back on the job thanks to a judge’s quick intervention.

Updated: September 05, 2014, - 08:19 PM

Aug. 3: Ventura jury struggled before split decision, juror says

Key defense evidence may have shifted opinions the other way. A juror recounted the events that led to the 8-2 vote to award $1.8 million.

Updated: September 04, 2014, - 04:56 PM

July 31: Memos detail million-dollar Ventura drama

The jury was close to giving up when Judge Kyle asked them if they could reach a 9-1 verdict. When that failed, he asked if they could make a decision by an 8-2 split, not knowing which side had the majority vote.

Updated: September 04, 2014, - 04:55 PM

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