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LR Family: Month of service in celebration of Dr. MLK, Jr.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - January not only kicks off a new year, it also marks the Martin Luther King Junior Day of Service.

Little Rock Family Editor Heather Bennett sat down with Dawn earlier today to explain why this month of service is vital to his vision of a "beloved community".

This month is a time to put words into action, and continue the dreams of the renowned civil rights leader Doctor Martin Luther King.

Here's a list of celebrations happening this month:

UPDATE: Pine Bluff missing teen found

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) - According to the Pine Bluff Police Department, missing teen, Shannon Scott, was located at a residence in Pine Bluff around 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

Officer Richard Wegner with PBPD said 16-year-old Shannon Scott was last seen on the afternoon of New Year's Day at 1 p.m.

She was last seen wearing a purple fitted shirt and dark blue jeans. The jeans had a pink design on the pocket. She was also wearing black boots, and a pink belt.

Today's Box Office: Top 11 of 2013

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- THV11 Film Critic Jonathan Nettles picks his top 11 movies of 2013.

August: Osage County - Meryl Streep is amazing as the pill-popping, truth-telling matriarch of the very dysfunctional Weston family. I connected with Osage County on a personal level because there's a certain degree of dysfunction in my family that this film or the play by Tracy Letts could have been based upon.

Gravity - This is the groundbreaker of 2013. I have never been on the edge of my seat like this in a movie theater. Director Alfonso Cuaron not only delivered a tight, tense film but he was also innovative in the way he brought it to the screen. Cuaron spent years working visual effect artists trying to perfect the look of this film and waiting for the technology to come along so this film would be possible. Sadly, if you did not see this in the theater, you missed half of the experience of this film.

Good To Know: Health, safety tips for extreme cold

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Ark. Dept. of Health) - When winter temperatures drop significantly below normal, staying warm and safe can become a challenge. Extremely cold temperatures often accompany winter storms, so you may have to cope with power outages, loss of communication services and icy roads. Below are some health and safety tips that will help you and your family stay safe and warm during severe winter weather.

Police name, arrest suspect in SW LR shooting

LITTLE ROCK, AR (KTHV) - Little Rock Police are investigating a shooting that took place Sunday morning in southwest Little Rock.

Just before 10 a.m., police were dispatched to the 9700 block of Ithica Drive in reference to a shooting that occurred. Police said the victim was found in the living room on a couch with two gunshot wounds - one in his stomach and one in the upper arm. He was taken to UAMS for treatment.

One suspect has been taken into custody. Lt. Sidney Allen with the Little Rock Police Department said Kenrossie Iverson, 21, of Pine Bluff, was found walking along Pine Cone Road and was arrested without incident. Iverson has been charged with first-degree battery and was taken to the Pulaski County Regional Jail.

The current condition of the victim is unknown.

Pine Bluff man dies after collision in Chicot Co.

LAKE VILLAGE, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a Pine Bluff man is dead after he was struck by several vehicles while walking across U.S. 65 in south Arkansas.

State police say 54-year-old Keith Donald Sandine was walking on the highway Friday in Chicot County when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle. State police say Sandine was hit by three other vehicles after the initial collision.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Chicot County coroner. Sandine's death is the third traffic fatality in Arkansas in 2014.

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Family remembers victims of New Year's Day house fire in Pine Bluff

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) - Two people died in a Pine Bluff house fire early New Year's Day morning. Fire Chief Shauwn Howell told THV11 the fire started around 1:00 a.m. at a home located at 2309 North Sheraton Drive.

"All we know is that we lost two great aunties," said Jade Gibson, the niece of the two victims.

Howell said three people were in the house at the time of the fire; two of them died, while the third is listed in critical condition.  He said a firefighter was treated for smoke inhalation, but has been released from a hospital.

Jefferson County Coroner Chad Kelley said the victims were sisters, identified as Allison O'Neal, 58, and Daisy Roberts, 52.

"We're going to miss them very dearly," said Gibson.

Firefighters continue investigating what may have caused the fire to start.