Rep. Beyer criticizes Trump’s government shutdown comments; SoberRide to offer free Lyft service on Cinco de Mayo

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Wednesday, May 3.

Rep. Don Beyer criticized President Donald Trump’s tweet that said the “country needs a good [government] ‘shutdown’ in September.”
(ARLnow)

The Washington Regional Alcohol Program will provide free Lyft rides on Cinco de Mayo from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m.
(ARLnow)

A man who is serving a life sentence for murder confessed to killing a Leesburg man in 2009.
(WTOP)

Police cleared Virginia Hospital Center after investigating a suspicious package in the mailroom.
(ARLnow)

Police investigated and deemed threats made to Dominion High School by a student on social media to be illegitimate.
(Loudoun Times-Mirror)

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