Assistant Metro Editor

Martin Finucane

Finucane, who has worked at the Globe for six years, previously worked in the Boston bureau of the Associated Press for 12 years.

Latest stories

Traffic mostly clear Friday evening, but rain could punctuate the 4th

By Sarah Roberts and , Globe Correspondent and Globe Staff

Meteorologists said rain will move across southern New England early Saturday and gradually pull away by the evening.

Friend of Boston Marathon bomber drops appeal

By , Globe Staff

Azamat Tazhayakov, a college buddy of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, withdrew his appeal of his federal prison sentence, according to court documents.

2 Boston men indicted in boat accident in which woman lost arm

By , Globe Staff

The men were indicted on charges including negligent operation of a boat and furnishing alcohol to minors.

Mass. Lottery sales near a record $5b

By , Globe Staff

The Massachusetts Lottery is expected to break a sales record this year for the fourth year in a row, the lottery executive director said Tuesday.