Randy Furst | Star Tribune
Reporter | Minneapolis

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


911 calls provide a glimpse into Justine Damond's final moments

Justine Damond spent her last moments trying to help a stranger, according to a 911 transcript. Soon afterward, a responding Minneapolis officer, Mohamed Noor, fired his gun from inside a patrol vehicle and killed her.


Gov. Dayton: Justine Damond shooting a tragedy, more information needed

He declined to draw parallels between it and other police shootings.


Southwest Minneapolis residents shocked by fatal police shooting

This is a place where neighbors help each other find lost pets. It’s where tidy yards are filled with flower beds and children pedal their…


Trauma counseling in wake of Yanez acquittal available in Minneapolis

Walk-in counseling and listening sessions are being set up in Minneapolis on both the north and south sides for people coping with trauma after the…


Yanez verdict is only widening the police, community divide

Activists and police say the case's outcome adds to longstanding tensions.


At Mpls. peace summit, Stevie Wonder joins plea to end street violence

Young people mired in poverty need help to build more peaceful lives, attendees said.


Judge orders new defamation trial for man cleared in Cold Spring cop killing

Judge rules that news media aired false statements and a jury must consider that in Cold Spring defamation case.


$11M jury award upheld in St. Paul Toyota crash that killed 3

The appeals panel said a jury had sufficient evidence to find Toyota 60 percent at fault in 2006 fatal crash the led to the imprisonment of Koua Fong Lee.


Workers press for union at three Seward Co-op facilities in Minneapolis

Managers deny the claim and say they'll work toward holding election.


Jesse Ventura has a new gig — on Russian television

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he is now working for "the enemy of mainstream media."