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

Minnesota Guardsman linked to militia by FBI may get plea deal

A federal judge has postponed for 30 days the possible indictment of Keith Novak, whom the FBI suspects of planning to bomb NSA office.

Updated: January 13, 2014, - 08:00 PM

Minn. man tied to terror plot pleads guilty to weapons violations

Once accused of terrorism, militia member reaches plea agreement.

Updated: January 10, 2014, - 09:56 PM

Ventura friends say he wasn’t punched as ex-Navy SEAL claimed in book

Attorneys for Jesse Ventura on Wednesday filed sworn statements by two former Navy men who support the former Minnesota governor’s...

Updated: January 08, 2014, - 08:43 PM

Guilty plea due in Montevideo man's case over guns, explosives

Defendant was earlier accused by FBI of plotting terroristic attack on targets in Montevideo, Minn.

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 09:18 PM

Fire chief, CenterPoint clash over natural gas as cause

As a long investigation began into how the fire started, one body was found in the rubble of the Cedar-Riverside building.

Updated: January 03, 2014, - 10:22 AM

Survivor runs through fire to safety

Awakened by explosion, survivor ran down stairs and through fire to safety.

Updated: January 02, 2014, - 06:41 AM

Explosion, fire at Cedar-Riverside apartments injure 13, six critically

No cause has been identified as of yet, but the building that housed a grocery and several apartments is likely a total loss. A police squad car reported the fire at around 8:16 a.m. after seeing the explosion and seeing debris on the street.

Updated: January 01, 2014, - 02:16 PM

Two white Mpls. cops fired over racial slurs incident in Green Bay

The firings of officers Brian Thole and Shawn Powell, both military veterans who were on the department’s SWAT team, will kick off an automatic appeal process that could last a year.

Updated: December 31, 2013, - 02:15 PM

St. Paul woman wants to be U.S. citizen, but dad refuses blood test

A St. Paul woman who was born in Ethiopia says her father’s refusal to prove paternity is blocking her path...

Updated: December 25, 2013, - 10:40 PM

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