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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Feds want to send son of synthetic drug dealer to year in prison

Saying they have detected no remorse, federal prosecutors asked that a 35-year-old Duluth man be sentenced to one year in...

Updated: September 03, 2014, - 09:38 PM

Appeals court strikes down 101-year-old Minnesota law that makes lying about ballot initiatives a crime

The Court of Appeals struck down a 1913 state law that banned false statements about ballot proposals.

Updated: September 03, 2014, - 10:29 AM

50 years later, Walter Mondale stands by his deal

Walter Mondale feels as convinced today that he was right as he did 50 years ago when he brokered a deal to resolve one of the most explosive issues in the history of the national Democratic Party.

Updated: August 31, 2014, - 06:52 AM

Judge allows Minneapolis landlord's federal suit against city to continue

Ron Folger will press claims against the city for victimizing minorities when he was barred from renting out properties.

Updated: August 22, 2014, - 11:39 PM

Judge won't halt union vote of 27,000 Minnesota home care workers

The National Right to Work Foundation will not appeal a judge's decision to allow 27,000 state home health care workers to continue their union election.

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 11:51 PM

$6.5 million to be seized from Duluth head shop owner

Authorities say the money and property was the profit from a criminal drug operation.

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 11:48 PM

National group tries to halt Minnesota home care workers union vote

Judge will rule Wednesday on a temporary injunction to stop a union vote by home health care providers.

Updated: August 19, 2014, - 07:53 PM

Feds in Minneapolis charge 3 coin dealers with coin fraud

Minnesota called a training ground for crooked coin dealers.

Updated: August 18, 2014, - 08:19 PM

Federal prosecutors want long sentence for Duluth synthetic drug seller to set an example

The former Duluth headshop owner was called a “vocal proponent of synthetic drugs.”

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 11:31 PM

Minneapolis law firm sues NCAA, claiming it violates anti-trust laws

A lawsuit filed in federal court is part of a larger national effort to win greater compensation from big-time programs.

Updated: August 12, 2014, - 10:34 AM

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