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

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

Jesse Ventura case will be in the hands of the jury today

Jurors will decide if a sniper’s book was true, or recklessly false, causing damage to the former governor’s reputation.

Updated: July 22, 2014, - 09:25 AM

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