The fire began when someone was cooking in an apartment in the 1300 block of 5th Street NW.
A juvenile who was in the car was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
The man lunged for his dropped cellphone and ended up in the trash chute of his apartment building.
Police have arrested a man in the shooting death of a woman in Southeast.
Police say he taught at Holmes Middle School.
Elanis Milfort was 6 months old when she suffered head trauma in 2006, police said.
Authorities say the open case is now considered a homicide.
Walter Clark’s body was found in Thomasine Bennett’s closet in her Northeast D.C. apartment.
Police did not provide a motive for the incident but said a suspect was arrested.
The suspect was a cook and a driver at KinderCare Learning Center in Montgomery County.
An Alexandria man, 26, was arrested.
Longtime Virginia prosecutor who died of leukemia remembered as exacting, but also funny.
The suspect also was linked to a bank robbery Monday near Farragut Square.
A warning light prompted the landing at a medical center three miles from Joint Base Andrews.
The 26-year-old victim was found unconscious in the 1000 block of 17th Street NE.