Judges in Ohio county hope IBM's 'Watson' helps manage cases

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — You've probably seen IBM's Watson talking on TV commercials, but Montgomery County is part of a pilot project that would put the lightning-fast, artificial intelligence system into the hands of judges across the country.

  • Written by By CHRIS STEWART , Dayton Daily News

Judge: Ex-treasure hunter should remain jailed for contempt


FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Delaware County Sheriff's Office in Delaware, Ohio, shows Tommy Thompson, jailed on contempt-of-court charges since December 2015 for violating terms of a plea deal by refusing to respond to questions about the location of 500 missing gold coins. The ex-treasure hunter is ready to argue before an Ohio judge why his imprisonment should be ended. Federal Judge Algenon Marbley has scheduled a hearing for Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Columbus. (Delaware County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge says an ex-treasure hunter should remain jailed on contempt-of-court charges.


Federal judge delays sentencing man who plotted US attacks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge on Friday delayed a sentencing hearing for a man who plotted to kill military members in the U.S., with the judge saying he needed more information, including the man's current state of mind.


Asian carp found near Lake Michigan got past barriers

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Officials say an Asian carp found in a Chicago waterway this summer apparently got past an electric barrier system intended to prevent the invasive fish from reaching the Great Lakes.

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  • Written by By JOHN FLESHER , AP Environmental Writer