Grandmother allegedly abandoned 3-year-old on CTA bus

January 4, 2013 3:44:37 PM PST
A Chicago woman was arrested after allegedly abandoning her granddaughter on a CTA bus.

Elaine Overton was charged with endangering the life and health of a child and possession of heroin, according to police.

Police were called to a CTA bus Wednesday night when a passenger noticed the 3-year-old girl did not have adult supervision, police said.

Officers were able to locate the toddler's mother and later arrested Overton, according to a Chicago Police News Affairs press release.