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Facebook groups fuel illegal gun sales: Chicago police

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Chicago police say private Facebook groups have "emboldened" sellers of illegal drugs and guns to connect with potential buyers on the social media site. The police department announced Tuesday that a two-year undercover investigaiton led to the covert purchase of nearly 150 weapons and the arrests of more than 50 people.

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