Chicago Tribune PANDA scrapers
This repository stores the Chicago Tribune News Applications Team's PANDA project scrapers.
There is currently only a one scraper.
Cook County Criminal Warrants
This scraper captures criminal warrants from the Cook County Sheriff's warrant search page.
It uses a simple sqlite database to store warrants. This speeds up data insertion, lightens the load on the PANDA API and demonstrates how to use a lightweight intermediate database for more complex PANDA scraping tasks.
To use it, run
You must set the
variables with your PANDA authentication credentials.
About this project
MIT license, see
LICENSE.md for details.
Written by David Eads for the (Chicago Tribune News Apps Team)[http://chicagotribune.com/news/data].