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Fitness model and reality TV star Greg Plitt may have been trespassing on the train tracks where he was struck and killed by a train Saturday afternoon near Los Angeles, authorities say.

Plitt, 37, was struck by a Metrolink commuter train about 4 p.m., reports the Los Angeles Times. According to crew members who were at the scene, Plitt may have been attempting to film a "Superman"-themed segment when he was struck just north of the Burbank Metrolink Station.

Metrolink officials said that Plitt and his crew had not obtained the permits required to film on the railroad's right-of-way.

Adnan Syed, the subject of "Serial" -- the podcast that took the world by storm last fall -- might get some relief from the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.

Even though Syed was convicted of the murder of fellow high school student and ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee in 2000, and long ago exhausted his appeals, the podcast -- which reached the milestone of 5 million downloads faster than any other in iTunes history -- reignited interest in the case.

Rapper Crunchy Black of Three 6 Mafia has a warrant out for his arrest after missing his court date for felony drug and domestic violence charges.

Crunchy Black was arrested last March, TMZ reports, after guests at a Minnesota hotel reported hearing screams and thuds coming from his hotel room. A hotel employee who came to check on the room told police that Crunchy Black's fiancee had locked herself in a bathroom and said she would only come out if Crunchy Black would "stop beating her."

When police arrived, they reportedly found blood on the hotel bed and on the door frame, along with visible injuries on the woman's face.

Celebrities: They're just like us! They break the law, they sue each other!

By virtue of their excessive wealth and often even more excessive lifestyles, celebrities rarely fail to generate interesting legal headlines. Likewise the entertainment industry as a whole: There's almost never a shortage of lawsuits, legal intrigue, or brewing scandal when movies, music, and television are involved.

So what were 2014's hottest celeb-related legal stories? Here are this year's 10 most popular stories from FindLaw's Celebrity Justice blog:

Notorious filmmaker Roman Polanski might come back to the United States, if his attorneys are successful in getting his decades-old sex abuse case dropped.

In case you missed it, Roman Polanski was charged in 1977 of raping a 13-year-old during a photo shoot. CBS Los Angeles reports that Polanski had agreed to plead guilty to one count of statutory rape, but he fled the country the night before his sentencing in 1978.

Polanski has been living in Europe ever since, but will this new legal move allow him to come back?

Russian Guy From Every Sitcom Ever Charged With Killing Rabbit

Some call it typecasting. Some call it being a bit player. Dimitri Diatchenko calls it a career.

He's not a household name, but you've probably seen him on television or in a movie, or heard his voice in a video game. Diatchenko is the guy they call when they need a Boris, Yuri, or Olag -- the "big muscular Russian gangster" archetype.

His credits include "2 Broke Girls," "How I Met Your Mother," "Sons of Anarchy," and on the silver screen, "G.I. Jane" and that "Indiana Jones" sequel that we'd rather not remember. His most recent role, however, is a little less prestigious: According to police, he re-enacted a scene from the 1987 film "Fatal Attraction" by skinning and eating his ex-lover's pet rabbit, reports The New York Daily News.

Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather allegedly heard rapper Earl Hayes shooting his wife Stephanie Moseley and himself while on a FaceTime call on his phone.

TMZ reports that Mayweather confirmed these details to Los Angeles police officers in an interview Wednesday, though the murder/suicide had occurred Monday morning. Mayweather told the LAPD that Hayes called him that morning "trying to say goodbye," but it's unclear whether Mayweather ever reached out to police.

After witnessing (or at least hearing) a murder/suicide, did Mayweather have to call the cops?

Mama June of "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" allegedly received death threats on her Facebook page by a man who faces felony charges as a result.

Andrew Kurt Summers turned himself to McIntyre, Georgia, police on Monday after officers obtained a warrant for his arrest, TMZ reports. June (legally June Thompson) claims that Summers threatened to "shoot both her and Pumpkin" (the nickname for June's 14-year-old daughter Lauryn Thompson.)

When Facebook death threats and reality TV collide, what's the legal result?

Paris Hilton and her father have been the subject of threats by one man who (1) thinks Paris Hilton is Jewish and (2) says he wants to kill her.

TMZ reports that the anti-Semitic man allegedly posted death threats against the young heiress on social media, including telling her father Rick, "one month and she's dead, she's never coming home." Police are reportedly tracking the man targeting the Hiltons on Instagram and Facebook, but as of Tuesday, no arrests have been made.

What's going on with this anti-Semitic Paris Hilton hater?

Buddy Valastro, the star of reality television series "Cake Boss," pleaded guilty to driving while impaired in a New York City courtroom on Monday.

Valastro is the owner of Carlo's Bakery in Hoboken, New Jersey, the subject of TLC's "Cake Boss" which wrapped its sixth season earlier this year. Valastro posted an apology on social media following his appearance in court, reports WCBS. "I pled guilty today because I wanted to make this right," wrote Valastro. "I learned an important lesson that if you have even one drink you shouldn't drive. I thought I was fine to drive, but I wasn't."

What consequences will Valastro now face?