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

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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.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

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.

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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