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Sam Riddle, DJ and 'Star Search' producer who shaped the L.A. music scene, dies

KHJ-93 DJ Sam Riddle helped bring Sonny & Cher and the Monkees to fame.

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Candice Patton Won DC FanDome
Patton's "News Flash" segments weren't just fun, they were the culmination of seven years in the DC Universe.
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Braves fans’ loyalty sparked all-in trade deadline that sunk Mets, led to NLCS
Instead of conceding the NL East after losing one of their top players to a torn anterior cruciate ligament, the Braves did a funny thing at the trade deadline: they went for it.
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Progressives Escalate Pressure on Biden to Cancel Student Debt: 'Good for the Economy'
With nearly 45 million individuals receiving a bill each month, Americans now owe about $1.7 trillion in student loans.
Man found dead at South Street Seaport
The 40-year-old man was lying face up on a bench around 11 a.m. at Pier 11, near the intersection of South St. and Wall St. in NYC. The cause of death has not yet been determined.
No. 2 Iowa stumbles once turnovers dry up (college football winners and losers)
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Karen Bass opens her mayoral campaign — but one prominent backer is missing
Rep. Karen Bass kicked off her campaign for L.A. mayor in front of a crowd of 700 supporters. One notable absence, though, was felt: Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas.
Body found wrapped in comforter inside plastic bag, cops say
A dead body was found Saturday on a Brooklyn sidewalk, wrapped in a comforter and placed in a black bag, police said. The NYPD is now probing the circumstances behind the gruesome find. Police sources told The Post the body was that of a woman, but NYPD officials would not confirm that early Saturday evening....
UFC Fight Night 195 video: Jim Miller climbs all-time wins list with first KO since UFC 200
Jim Miller recorded his 22nd UFC victory on Saturday with a brutal knockout of Erick Gonzalez at UFC Fight Night 195.       Related StoriesUFC Fight Night 195 video: Jim Miller climbs all-time wins list with first KO since UFC 200 - EnclosureBellator 268 video: Jaylon Bates rips for nasty joint-wrenching armbar in quick submission winBellator 268 video: Jaylon Bates rips for nasty joint-wrenching armbar in quick submission win - Enclosure
Red Sox flex muscles in 9-5 win over Astros - and are suddenly better-armed to win ALCS
The Red Sox seized a nine-run lead and coasted home, beating the Astros 9-5 to square this American League Championship Series 1-1.
Rutgers’ loss to Northwestern leaves Greg Schiano searching for answers
Ryan Hilinski threw for 267 yards and two touchdown passes on Saturday afternoon to boost Northwestern to a 21-7 victory over visiting Rutgers.
Transgender comedian defends Dave Chappelle
Flame Monroe, a transgender comedian, discusses Dave Chappelle's Netflix special that has drawn criticism from some people in the transgender community.
Dodgers say waiting to start Max Scherzer in Game 2 of NLCS a 'no-brainer'
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says it was an easy call to give Max Scherzer, 37, an extra day of rest and tab him to start Game 2 of the NLCS on Sunday.
Winners of Prince William's Earthshot Prize set to be revealed
The inaugural winners of Prince William's Earthshot Prize will be unveiled Sunday at an glittering awards ceremony at London's Alexandra Palace -- in what Kensington Palace are calling "the most sustainable event of its kind."
Nike executive and NBA insider reveals decades-old secret
CNN's Pamela Brown talks to Sports Illustrated writer Howard Beck about his story on Nike executive and Michael Jordan confidant Larry Miller's revelation that he killed someone as a teenager in 1965.
Our animal kin get the Covid jab at the National Zoo, zoo says
Monkeys, gorilla, other primates were vaccinated last week, zoo says.
Opinion: Iowa has no answers for Purdue star David Bell as Jeff Brohm gets best of Kirk Ferentz again
Iowa had no answer for Purdue wide receiver David Bell and the Hawkeyes offense didn't do much of anything as Kirk Ferentz fell to 1-4 vs. Jeff Brohm.
Syria Accuses Israel of Assassinating Official Near Golan Heights
Midhat Saleh, who oversaw the strategic Golan Heights boundary for Syria, was shot an killed by a sniper, the government said.
Letters to the Editor — Oct. 16, 2021
The true collusion that exists in our country is comprised of Democratic left-wingers, Big Tech, mainstream media, social media and well-to-do Hollywood and academic snobs, coupled with spine­less politicians who remain silent for fear of cancellation.
Off-duty FDNY firefighter arrested for DWI after crash into parked car
Yusbin Diaz was driving at 2:30 a.m. Saturday and allegedly crashed into a parked car while drunk, per police. Diaz has been charged with DWI for the incident.
Casey Martin has right leg amputated due to rare circulatory disease
Casey Martin, the Oregon golf coach who successfully sued the PGA Tour for the right to use a cart because of a rare circulatory disease, had his right leg amputated in what he told Golf Digest was always going to be “my destiny.”
Bellator 268 video: Jaylon Bates rips for nasty joint-wrenching armbar in quick submission win
A.J. McKee protege Jaylon Bates kept rolling when he ripped a nasty armbar against Raphael Montini.       Related StoriesBellator 268 video: Jaylon Bates rips for nasty joint-wrenching armbar in quick submission win - EnclosureVideo: Maria Henderson makes quick work of opponent, scores 40-second submission in Bellator debutVideo: Maria Henderson makes quick work of opponent, scores 40-second submission in Bellator debut - Enclosure
Tom Coughlin toughing out severe injury helped inspire Giants to Super Bowl
Tom Coughlin was going to finish the damn game, even though his left leg was begging him to quit. The Giants, coached by Coughlin, were playing the Jets on Christmas Eve, 2011, after Rex Ryan had literally pronounced his team as New York’s finest and had figuratively announced his intentions to run Coughlin out of...
Nets’ Steve Nash already trying to lower expectations
The Nets may be considered the preseason favorite despite the potential season-long absence of Kyrie Irving, but they enter the year very much a work in progress.
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Video: Maria Henderson makes quick work of opponent, scores 40-second submission in Bellator debut
Watch Maria Henderson make quick work of her opponent at Saturday's Bellator 268.       Related StoriesVideo: Maria Henderson makes quick work of opponent, scores 40-second submission in Bellator debut - EnclosureBellator 268 video: Jaylon Bates rips for nasty joint-wrenching armbar in quick submission winBellator 268 video: Jaylon Bates rips for nasty joint-wrenching armbar in quick submission win - Enclosure 
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David Bell, Purdue shock No. 2 Iowa at Kinnick Stadium
It was a tale of two weeks for Iowa.
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Galaxy must make an abrupt U-turn to avoid sinking below playoff qualification line
The Galaxy hope to end an extended slump and regain the form that enabled them to win seven of their first 10 matches this season. An MLS playoff berth is on the line.
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Rams plan to give running backs Darrell Henderson and Sony Michel equal billing again
The Rams hope to continue to diversify their offense by having Darrell Henderson and Sony Michel share the load against the banged-up New York Giants.
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Georgia’s defense actually gave up two touchdowns — not that it mattered
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Biden leans more on Obama with White House under pressure from multiple crises
President Biden appears to be relying more on his former boss as the White House comes under increased pressure to improve the nation's economy and outlook on the future of the Democratic Party.
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Series of asteroids bigger than Egypt's pyramids is passing by Earth
One 525-foot-wide asteroid that passed Earth on Friday was only discovered last month.
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Robert Durst Is on a Ventilator After Contracting COVID-19
The 78-year-old New York real estate heir was sentenced life in prison without a chance of parole for the murder of Susan Berman in December 2000.
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China reportedly tested nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August
China reportedly tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August that circled the globe before speeding towards its target.
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Adam Fox’s strong start may lead to big Rangers extension
The Rangers’ 2021-22 season has just begun, but Adam Fox has picked up right where he left off from his Norris Trophy-winning 2020-21 campaign and is inching closer to a massive contract extension.
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Diverted planes, delays at Reagan National Airport after American Airlines plane blows tires
Reagan National Airport shut down 2 of its 3 runways after an American Airlines plane, operated by Republic Airways, blew its tires upon landing.       
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Georgina Bloomberg ‘pregames’ ahead of Jennifer Gates’ wedding
Georgia Bloomberg was caught drinking what looked like a beer as she was driven Saturday to the wedding of her fellow equestrian pals Jennifer Gates and Nayel Nassar.
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Los Angeles County wants Vanessa Bryant and others to take a psychiatric exam ahead of trial
Los Angeles County wants to compel the widow of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and others involved in a lawsuit over leaked photos of the helicopter crash that killed him, their daughter and seven others to take psychiatric exams before the case goes to trial, court filings show.
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Yankees’ coaching shakeup may give insight into Aaron Boone hold up
The Yankees certainly won’t turn their backs on their analytically driven process, and they might even reinforce it.
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Kaillie Humphries left Canada to escape alleged abuse. It might cost her an Olympics.
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Purdue leaves no doubt in shocking upset of No. 2 Iowa behind Aidan O'Connell, David Bell
Purdue continued its history of upsetting highly ranked teams with its defeat of No. 2 Iowa behind the play of Aidan O'Connell and David Bell.       
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Officer at D.C. jail receives minor injuries after being struck by inmate
A spokeswoman said the officer was transported to the hospital Saturday.
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‘You’ Season 3 Episode 9 Recap: “Red Flag”
In which we make our case for You being ... wait for it ... a comedy?!?
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9 Rare Types of Moon to Look Out For (and What They Mean)
Blood moon, supermoon, strawberry moon and the ring of fire: all impressive names, but what exactly do they mean?
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Joe Manchin's objections to a clean energy program threaten Biden's climate promises
The key climate element of President Biden's $3.5 trillion budget proposal appears to be in jeopardy, threatening environmental goals and global credibility.
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Ted Cruz Slams Firing of Doctors, Nurses in Pandemic Due to 'Authoritarian' Vaccine Mandate
Health-care staff across the country have been suspended or fired for not complying with a vaccine mandate issued by President Joe Biden last month.
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Louisville retiring former Heisman Trophy winner and Ravens QB Lamar Jackson's No. 8
Lamar Jackson's No. 8 will join Pro Football Hall of Famer Johnny Unitas' No. 16 as the only retired jerseys by the Louisville football team.       
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Native American Group Calls on Fox News to Fire Hosts Over ‘Racist’ Comments
Fox NewsA Native American organization is calling on Fox News to fire hosts Jesse Watters and Rachel Campos-Duffy over a segment in which they tied Native Americans’ struggles to “government dependency” and “alcoholism.”IllumiNative, which describes itself as a Native-led non-profit “dedicated to battling toxic misconceptions of Native Americans,” issued a statement from its founder and executive director Crystal Echo Hawk on the hosts’ “abhorrent statements.”“We are enraged. On Wednesday, Fox News hosts Jesse Watters, Rachel Campos-Duffy, and former Congressman Sean Duffy spewed outrageously false and harmful statements about Native Americans - while on national television,” Echo Hawk said.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Barbra Streisand Gushes over Adam Schiff's New Anti-Trump Book 'Midnight in Washington'
Barbra Streisand is gushing over Rep. Adam Schiff's (D-CA) new book Midnight in Washington, calling it "very important" and a "must read."
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Former President Clinton expects to be discharged from Orange County hospital on Sunday
Clinton, 75, was admitted to UC Irvine Medical Center on Tuesday after feeling fatigued.
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