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

Informant sues BCA agent, claims he sexually assaulted her

A woman who was acting as a confidential informer has sued an agent of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension,...

Updated: May 30, 2014, - 10:09 PM

Inmate took Brooklyn Park K9 case to court and won, without attorney

It’s very rare for anyone, let alone a convict, to win without a lawyer.

Updated: May 27, 2014, - 09:17 AM

Obituary: Gordon Slovut, Star Tribune medical reporter

From organ transplants to AIDS to sports medicine to healthy eating, reporter Gordon Slovut covered the gamut of medical news...

Updated: May 22, 2014, - 07:51 PM

'Ashamed' serial robber thanks teller for speaking against her in Mpls. court

A bank robber gets 3½ years after thanking a teller for speaking out against her at court sentencing.

Updated: May 21, 2014, - 09:41 PM

'Man in Black' gets 14 years for bank robberies

He admitted robbing 31 Minnesota banks in 12-month span.

Updated: May 20, 2014, - 05:13 AM

Federal courts beat: All judges recused in Erlinder lawsuit

Law professor Peter Erlinder can add another controversy to his résumé.You may recall he created headlines when he was imprisoned...

Updated: May 19, 2014, - 09:36 PM

Ex-Minnesota judge sues over lookups of driver’s license info

She's the latest in a series of prominent people to say their privacy was violated over the license lookups.

Updated: May 13, 2014, - 08:59 PM

Judges to get more leeway in low-level drug cases

Responding to a call for reform by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, new Minnesota U.S. Attorney Andy Luger says low-level offenders are less likely to face “mandatory minimum” sentences.

Updated: May 11, 2014, - 06:13 AM

Federal cases against Minnesota fishing poachers collapse

In­dict­ments have fizzled in the cases of 10 ac­cused in a huge op­er­a­tion on state Indian res­er­va­tions.

Updated: May 03, 2014, - 07:53 PM

Montevideo man sentenced for arms charge, not terrorism

Buford “Bucky” Rogers, arrested a year ago in what the FBI called a major terrorist plot, was sentenced on Monday to three years and four months after federal authorities decided to charge him with lesser crimes of illegal possession of a firearm and two small, unregistered explosive devices.

Updated: May 02, 2014, - 05:49 PM

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