11-year-old drowns in retention pond

Authorities say an 11-year-old boy has drowned while swimming in a Calumet County retention pond.

Jacob Meronek was swimming with his 9-year-old brother Tuesday afternoon in Hilbert when he went under water and disappeared. The Calumet County dive team found the boy in about 8 feet of water.

WLUK-TV says the boy was taken to the Calumet Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.