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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Minn. bank official, teller among 28 charged in check fraud case

The U.S. attorney's office announced criminal charges against two dozen people in a conspiracy to steal IDs and write counterfeit checks.

Updated: October 29, 2014, - 12:10 AM

State not prevented from talking with home-care workers union

Federal judge says attempt to block state bargaining would be “unwarranted intrusion.”

Updated: October 22, 2014, - 08:44 PM

Former Ameriprise adviser admits to swindling $1M from clients

The former Ameriprise employee spent her elderly clients’ money on clothing, vacations and tuition.

Updated: October 18, 2014, - 01:43 PM

St. Paul man pleads guilty to trafficking teenagers

A 25-year-old St. Paul man pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis on Friday to recruiting and trafficking teenage...

Updated: October 17, 2014, - 08:26 PM

Native Mob case wraps up with gang leader getting 43 years

Gang “soldier” also gets 24 years Tuesday as sentencings wrap up a lengthy investigation of 28 people.

Updated: September 30, 2014, - 11:13 PM

Minnesota U.S. attorney announces 12 indicted in drug-trafficking bust

Charges say Twin Cities drug ring operated in three states.

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 10:50 PM

Arguments in Jesse Ventura's libel case drag on after the verdict

Two months after former Gov. Jesse Ventura scored a decisive victory in his defamation lawsuit against the estate of the late Chris Kyle, the war of words continues.

Updated: September 23, 2014, - 06:11 PM

Son gets 3 years' probation for selling synthetic drugs in father's Duluth head shop

Prosecutors asked for prison time, but judge ordered service.

Updated: September 17, 2014, - 11:29 PM

Fired Stacy whistleblower wins $990K in Humvee case

David McIntosh won the award as part of a $5.5 million settlement with the companies that produced backup batteries for the Humvee’s turret.

Updated: September 17, 2014, - 05:33 AM

Tell it to the judge? Heck, this Minnesota judge is filing suit himself

Administrative law judge’s class-action lawsuit claims rental car firm failed to honor price.

Updated: September 15, 2014, - 10:05 PM

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