Randy Furst | Star Tribune
Reporter | Minneapolis

Randy Furst is a general assignment reporter covering Minneapolis for the Star Tribune.

Despite penalties, Khan's tenants still waiting for repairs

Three months after Khan lost landlord licenses, tenants are frustrated that most major repair work has not yet begun, leaving some of them in uninhabitable conditions.

Vadnais Heights father will challenge search that led to firearms discovery

Attorney said a boy who talked of shooting students, was responding to a school bully and didn't mean it.

Jury convicts man of murder in Brooklyn Center marijuana deal gone bad

It was the second murder trial for Lannon Burdunice after a mistrial last fall.

Man sentenced to 24 years in woman's fatal Minneapolis parking ramp stabbing

Mai Yer Cha was heading home after a night out with friends when she was killed.

Charges: 2 men rob, beat elderly woman at Mpls. transit center, record video of the crime

"The video is appalling," Metro Transit police officer Michael Leubner wrote in the criminal complaint.

Elderly man assaulted in East Bethel in road rage incident

Anoka County authorities say driver was taunted by another motorist, followed home and badly beaten.

Man pleads guilty in murder of woman in ramp near Target Field

Benjamin Love, 44, faces a sentence of 24 years in prison in death of Mai Yer Cha.

Minneapolis man charged with beating, shocking nephew with wires

Boy, now 15, said he was made to run in place all night as punishment.

Life without parole in shooting death of Mpls. grandmother in minivan

Sa'Lesha Beeks sobbed as she poured out her contempt toward the gangland atmosphere in her Minneapolis neighborhood and the man who shot and killed her…

Wright County says that needs for child protection services have grown

Social workers responsible for dealing with child abuse are stretched thin, director says.