The committee, controlled by Democrats, is likely to approve expanding background to private transactions and to debate a renewed assault weapons ban.
The Two-Way posts about Crime
Julio Acevedo, who had eluded authorities since the crash Sunday, turned himself in at a Pennsylvania convenience store.
The suspects are accused of stealing the boat from a marina in Sausalito, Calif., and running it aground 20 miles south in Pacifica.
The lead-up to the execution of Naw Kham and three accomplices accused of murdering 13 Chinese sailors in 2011 is carried live on national television.
Bruce Reynolds hid out in Mexico and Canada before returning to England in 1968, where he was promptly arrested and sentenced to 25 years in jail.
Indian news outlets report bombs were placed near a bus stop in a manner to inflict the maximum amount of damage.
The explosion in Quetta is aimed at Shiite women and children; two bombings last month killed nearly 120 Shiites in the same city and injured scores more.
The documentary Raising Adam Lanza seeks a more complete view of Nancy Lanza and her son, a young man who was described as smart and awkward as a teen — and who later killed 27 people in Newtown, Conn. The documentary is built on the work of PBS Frontline and The Hartford Courant.
Jennifer Kirkland tells Dr. Phil McGraw she forgave Jimmy Lee Dykes at the beginning of the ordeal, because if she was filled with hatred, she couldn't have coped with the frightening hostage situation involving her kindergarten son, Ethan.
Federal marshals suspect Christopher Dorner tried to steal a boat to sail to Mexico and may have placed a call to the father of a woman he's accused of killing.
A Super Bowl ad produced by a group backed by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg uses old video of the NRA chief calling for limited background checks. The ad, which will air in some markets during the third quarter of the Super Bowl, comes amid a heated debate over guns.
The hacker-activist group says it took down the U.S. Sentencing Commission website Saturday to avenge the death of Internet activist Aaron Swartz.
President Obama's choice to head the Securities and Exchange Commission has prosecuted terrorists and mobsters. If she's confirmed, Mary Jo White's next challenge will be tackling reckless behavior on Wall Street. The success of this get-tough push will depend on changing the SEC's culture, analysts say.
Four people are dead inside an Aurora, Colo., home Saturday following a standoff with an "armed and dangerous" man holding hostages, police say. Aurora is the Denver suburb where a gunman opened fire in a movie theater last July, killing 12 and injuring many more.
Millions of dollars worth of stolen maple syrup was recovered and three men suspected of the theft were expected in court on Tuesday.
Police say the gunman had multiple magazines with a capacity of 30 rounds for each of the three weapons he used in the Newtown, Conn., assault.
Many watching the news out of Connecticut do not have personal connections to those murdered in Friday's school shootings. But much of the nation is looking for ways to process their grief.
Zimmerman's lawsuit alleges NBC deliberately altered 911 calls he placed to a dispatcher; by rearranging the conversation, he claims the network wrongly smeared him as a racist.
Serial rape suspect Aaron Thomas is to appear in a Virginia court next week to plead guilty to at least two counts of rape.