In an earlier investigation, we found that Puerto Rico sends drug addicts to Chicago for treatment in unregulated residential programs. Now, new evidence raises questions about what happens to the ID documents those programs confiscate from addicts.
Officials in Puerto Rico give drug addicts one-way tickets to Chicago with the promise of housing, treatment and medical care. What many find instead are harsh conditions in residences run by former addicts.
St. Basil’s was built in the Byzantine style, along the lines of the famous Hagia Sophia in Constantinople. Granite columns rose from steps on the portico and the interior contained frescoes and mosaics in bright colors.
Most of the North-Grand High School auditorium was empty Wednesday night as Chicago aldermen held what could be their final hearing in an effort to redraw the city’s ward map.The 150 people who showed up did include 15 aldermen who heard complaints for almost three hours about a map backed by Mayor