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

$6.5 million to be seized from Duluth head shop owner

Authorities say the money and property was the profit from a criminal drug operation.

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 11:48 PM

National group tries to halt Minnesota home care workers union vote

Judge will rule Wednesday on a temporary injunction to stop a union vote by home health care providers.

Updated: August 19, 2014, - 07:53 PM

Feds in Minneapolis charge 3 coin dealers with coin fraud

Minnesota called a training ground for crooked coin dealers.

Updated: August 18, 2014, - 08:19 PM

Federal prosecutors want long sentence for Duluth synthetic drug seller to set an example

The former Duluth headshop owner was called a “vocal proponent of synthetic drugs.”

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 11:31 PM

Minneapolis law firm sues NCAA, claiming it violates anti-trust laws

A lawsuit filed in federal court is part of a larger national effort to win greater compensation from big-time programs.

Updated: August 12, 2014, - 10:34 AM

Judge tells jury in Jesse Ventura defamation case to keep talking

A frustrated jury will try again Tuesday to reach a verdict in the defamation suit brought by former Gov. Jesse Ventura after deliberating for five days and telling the judge that they are deadlocked.

Updated: July 28, 2014, - 10:35 PM

Ventura jury breaks for weekend without verdict

Jurors broke for the weekend without reaching a verdict in Jesse Ventura’s defamation lawsuit against the widow of an elite military sniper who the former Minnesota governor claimed libeled him in his bestselling memoir.

Updated: July 28, 2014, - 03:52 PM

July 25: Trial reveals Ventura's somber side

The string of accusations from witnesses has had an impact on this “sensitive man,” his former press secretary says.

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 01:08 PM

Jesse Ventura jury goes second day without a verdict

Ten-member jury has asked the judge two questions since defamation deliberations began.

Updated: July 23, 2014, - 09:46 PM

With dueling accounts, Ventura jury weighs memories

In closing arguments, each side focuses on the accounts of bar fight.

Updated: July 22, 2014, - 10:13 PM

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