Retention Pond

A woman motorist died after her car flipped into a detention pond in Hammand, Ind. (Indiana State Police)

Hammond, Ind. Woman Dies After Car Rolls Over, Submerges In Retention Pond

The crash happened about 6 p.m. on the I-80 northbound Kennedy ramp in Hammond, Indiana, according to Indiana State Police. The woman failed to negotiate the curve as she entered the ramp and rolled her vehicle, police said.

10/17/2014

Romeoville

One Dead After Car Plunges Into Romeoville Pond

One person was killed when a car somehow plunged into a retention pond in Romeoville.

05/23/2014

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Body Pulled From Deerfield Pond

Police could not provide further details of how the man ended up in the pond, but said foul play was not suspected.

05/16/2014

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Boy Scout Saves Kid Who Falls Through Ice In Oswego

A suburban teen is getting a little hero treatment at home these days, for helping to save the life of another child. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

01/16/2014

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Two Pulled From Tinley Park Retention Pond

The two people who were pulled from the water were conscious. They were transported to the hospital, but their conditions weren’t immediately known.

10/04/2013

A Cadillac SUV rests on the bank of a pond in Arlington Heights, after crashing into a building, then going into the water. One person inside swam to shore, but the other was in the water up to 40 minutes before crews pulled the SUV out. (Credit: CBS)

9-1-1 Probe Follows Drowning Death Of Elderly Motorist

The question: Did the dispatcher do enough to try to save the man’s life? CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

07/29/2013

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12-Year-Old Drowns In Canoe Accident In Harvard, Ill. Pond

A 12-year-old northwest suburban boy died Monday night after the canoe he was in with two friends capsized in a Harvard retention pond.

07/08/2013

Aurora police and firefighters honored for saving 14yr old. (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Aurora Honors Police, Firefighters For Saving Teen’s Life

Steven Prosser says he can’t even begin to know how to thank the men who saved his daughter Annie the night that she and three others were in a car that was submerged in a retention pond off of I-88.

04/30/2013

Only a chain-link fence and a few yards of grass separate this retention pond from an exit ramp from Interstate 88. A young mother died and a 14-year-old girl nearly drowned when a car plunged into the pond, and the girl's father wants a guardrail installed to avoid such accidents in the future. (Credit: CBS)

Police, Firefighters To Be Honored For Saving Teen

The Aurora Police Department will honor seven Aurora police officers who, along with six Aurora firefighters, saved the life of 14-year-old Annie Prosser, who nearly drowned on March 9 after the vehicle in which she was riding crashed into a retention pond.

04/27/2013

Only a chain-link fence and a few yards of grass separate this retention pond from an exit ramp from Interstate 88. A young mother died and a 14-year-old girl nearly drowned when a car plunged into the pond, and the girl's father wants a guardrail installed to avoid such accidents in the future. (Credit: CBS)

Man Wants Guardrail Where Daughter Almost Drowned, Driver Died In Crash Into Pond

His 14-year-old daughter almost died; a young mother did, in what one suburban man has said was an accident that could have been prevented with one simple thing: a guardrail.

04/11/2013

Adam Johnson (Family Photo)

1 Killed, 3 Swim To Safety After Car Crashes Into Retention Pond

A Bolingbrook man was killed early Monday when a car plunged into a retention pond in southwest suburban Romeoville early Monday.

03/11/2013

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Tinley Park Police Rescue Two Girls From Icy Pond

Police said the girls were in a few feet of water for five to seven minutes, about 20 feet from the shore near the Edgewater Walk complex.

03/08/2013

Rowboat Capsized

Search Suspended After Canoe Tips Over In Retention Pond

Emergency crews were sent to a retention pond in southwest suburban Lemont early Tuesday to rescue a man from a capsized rowboat.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011

Car Into Pond

Car Slides Into Retention Pond In Roselle

A car slid into a shallow retention pond in west suburban Roselle Monday morning.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2011

Car Pulled Out Of Pond In Phoenix, Ill.

Elderly Woman Dies After Being Rescued From Pond

An elderly woman who was rescued Friday after her car plunged into a deep retention pond has died.

04/02/2011

Car Pulled Out Of Pond In Phoenix, Ill.

Elderly Woman Rescued After Car Plunges Into Pond

An 87-year-old woman lost control of her car and drove into a retention pond in south suburban Phoenix Friday but was pulled out after emergency responders dove in after her.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2011