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

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

Mondale plays key part in pay suit vs. Norway

Three and a half years ago, Walter Mondale, then honorary consul general of the local Norwegian consulate, co-authored a letter...

Updated: March 13, 2014, - 09:00 PM

Ex-Babbitt, Minn., fire chief diagnosed as pyromaniac

Ryan Scharber set a series of suspicious fires in Superior National Forest and then tried to deflect blame, prosecutors say.

Updated: March 04, 2014, - 11:46 PM

Marine from Waseca, Minn., killed in Afghanistan

Lance Cpl. Caleb Erickson of Waseca, Minn., was killed in an attack by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan on Friday,...

Updated: March 01, 2014, - 11:27 PM

March 1: Boy pulled from St. Louis Park pool dies

A 12-year-old boy who was pulled out of a St. Louis Park Middle School swimming pool Thursday morning following a...

Updated: March 01, 2014, - 08:15 PM

Fired for urinating in a box, a Minnesota factory worker takes a company to court

A worker in St. Cloud says that when she was barred from going to a restroom, she urinated in a...

Updated: February 28, 2014, - 11:41 PM

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