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Crimes Nearby: Man Admits to 13-Year-Old's Murder

Eight crime stories making headlines nearby this week.

Transcripts Say Man Admitted to Murdering 13-Year-Old

Robert Golub, convicted killer of his 13-year-old neighbor, Kelly Tinyes, reportedly confessed his crime last month at a hearing.

Golub, 46, was convicted in 1990 of beating, sexually assaulting, and strangling Tinyes, who lived on his street in Valley Stream. Police said her body was found in a sleeping bag hidden in Golub's basement under the stairs.

Transcripts from his November parole board hearing, uploaded byNewsday, show Golub retelling the story of the day of the crime, admitting he "acted foolishly" and "instead of calling somebody for help, I took her by the ankle and pulled her through the house." Click here to read the full story.

DA Will Retry Convicted Jeffrey Locker Killer

The man convicted of killing a motivational speaker from Woodmere will have his case retried, Manhattan prosecutors decided Thursday.

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance will retry Kenneth Minor, 41, of Harlem, for murdering Woodmere's Jeffrey Locker in 2009. Click here to read the full story.

Cops: Identity Thief Stole $14K from Bank Account

Cops are searching for a woman they say withdrew almost $14,000 that wasn't hers from a Woodmere bank in July.

According to Nassau County Police, the subject withdrew $13,800 from a victim's bank account at JP Morgan Chase Banking. She made three separate withdrawals in Woodmere, Manhattan, and the Bronx, cops reported. Click here for the full story.

Cops Searching for Capital One Bank Robber

According to police, a man presented a robbery demand note to a teller at Capital One Bank, located at 356 North Central Avenue in Valley Stream. The teller complied and gave the subject an undetermined amount of cash, cops said. The subject fled north on foot on North Central Avenue and then east on Milford Street, police said. Click here for the full story.

Long Beach Teens Charged in Baldwin Robbery

Two Long Beach youths were charged with robbery for an incident in Baldwin on Wednesday. Click here for the full story.

Men Arrested for String of Gas Station Robberies

Nassau County Police have arrested two Queens Village men for a string of six gas station robberies in March 2013 around Nassau County. Click here for the full story.

Cops: Seventh Street Bank Robbed

Nassau Police are searching for a man who robbed a Seventh Street bank Friday morning with 14 other people inside the bank.Click here for the full story.

Cops Searching for Lynbrook Dog Thief

Nassau County Police, in conjunction with the Lynbrook Police Department, are seeking the community's help in catching the man who allegedly stole a dog from Shake-A-Paw in September.Click here for the full story.

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