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

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

2010 FBI raid linked to terror

Court documents cited secret recordings of Twin Cities protesters about aiding Palestinian and Colombian groups.

Updated: February 26, 2014, - 09:43 PM

Salvation Army program director guilty of abusing sex offender

A jury needed only two hours to convict ex-director of Salvation Army program of abusing a client living at homeless...

Updated: February 20, 2014, - 10:36 PM

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