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.