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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Federal prosecutions in Minnesota took big jump in 2014

The talk around the U.S. Courthouse in Minneapolis has been that more criminal cases are showing up in federal courtrooms...

Updated: January 28, 2015, - 07:10 PM

Toyota not at fault, expert says, but families' lawyer says engineer is biased

Karl Stopschinski blamed fatal Camry crash on driver error, but Koua Fong Lee's attorney suggests the expert is biased.

Updated: January 24, 2015, - 09:59 AM

Norway asked to pay $2.3 million in legal fees for wage-bias case

A former consulate employee won a lawsuit over equal pay.

Updated: January 22, 2015, - 10:31 PM

Engineer testifies that driver was at fault in fatal St. Paul crash

Expert witness testified about positions of brakes, gas pedal and the Camry’s velocity in the 2006 crash that killed three people.

Updated: January 21, 2015, - 11:23 PM

Toyota crash ravaged two families, tearful relatives testify

Judge Ann Montgomery twice called brief halts in a day of emotional testimony.

Updated: January 21, 2015, - 12:15 AM

Widow of 'American Sniper' author curtails interviews amid criticism

In the wake of criticism of the movie about her late husband, Taya Kyle will limit media access before her Feb. 8 speech in St. Louis Park.

Updated: January 20, 2015, - 09:15 AM

Accelerator testimony heats up Toyota trial

As attorneys clashed, Judge Ann Montgomery broke in to halt debate, rephrase questions.

Updated: January 14, 2015, - 09:26 PM

Jesse Ventura's legal expenses reimbursed, but not his son's baggage fees

You can’t always get what you want, but attorneys for former Gov. Jesse Ventura got most of it when it...

Updated: January 14, 2015, - 07:03 PM

Nienow, wife sued in $613,000 federal loan default

State Sen. Sean Nienow is accused of not making payments on a $613,000 SBA loan.

Updated: January 13, 2015, - 11:54 PM

Toyota attorneys seek holes in acceleration case

Defense attorney says Koua Fong Lee changed his story.

Updated: January 10, 2015, - 09:36 AM

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