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

Ex-investment adviser admits to defrauding people of $6 million

The U.S. attorney’s office said some people lost their life savings in a $6 million investment fraud case.

Updated: April 17, 2014, - 03:07 PM

Mpls. man sues Roseville police over forceful arrest, Taser

Roseville cops are seen in video using a Taser and throwing a passenger to the ground.

Updated: April 16, 2014, - 09:58 PM

Militia leader from Maplewood pleads guilty to Fort Bragg ID theft

Keith Novak of Maplewood sold personnel information of Army service members to an FBI undercover employee.

Updated: April 15, 2014, - 09:49 PM

Damage from data snooping hard to prove

One case alleging illegal use of driver’s license data can go forward; most others tossed out.

Updated: April 14, 2014, - 11:01 PM

Suit: Bemidji school bus driver forced boy to walk in cold as punishment

Bemidji school bus driver forced a 6-year-old to walk in subzero windchill in Feb. 2013 to teach him a lesson.

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 08:41 PM

Twin Cities Occupy protesters can sue cops, judge rules

Their constitutional rights may have been violated when officers gave them marijuana; other suits hinted.

Updated: April 01, 2014, - 09:55 PM

Mankato woman pleads guilty to forced labor trafficking

A 59-year-old Mankato woman has pleaded guilty to one count of forced-labor trafficking in federal court in St. Paul for...

Updated: March 27, 2014, - 09:45 PM

Judge: Fired man can sue over background check inaccuracies

Brooklyn Park man claims he lost his job due to a faulty criminal background check. Legislators may revise expungement rules.

Updated: March 27, 2014, - 09:13 PM

U.S. Attorney Andy Luger names Minnesota leadership team

New U.S. Attorney Andy Luger has chosen a leadership team of experienced prosecutors, led by a first assistant described as...

Updated: March 19, 2014, - 07:00 PM

U professor allegedly coaxed girl to send him nude photos

A University of Minnesota associate professor engaged in a lurid Internet exchange with a 15-year-old girl from Louisiana, coaxing her...

Updated: March 18, 2014, - 08:36 PM

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