• Several charges dropped against man accused of making threats at local nursing home


    BEAVER COUNTY, Pa. - Most of the charges against a man accused of walking into a Beaver County nursing home and making threats have been dropped.

    The Beaver County Sheriff's Department said Larry Hicks brought a loaded gun into the Friendship Ridge Nursing Home earlier this month and made threats.

    Employees said they knew Hicks because his mother is a resident at the home.

    Charges of terroristic threats and harassment have been dropped. Officials said Hicks still faces a firearms charge.

    There is no word on why the other charges were dropped.

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