About & Pics

Description

WEWS News 5 Cleveland delivers relevant local, community and national news, including up-to-the minute weather information, breaking news, and alerts throughout the day.

When you open our app, you’ll know what’s going on right now and what’s important to your local area.

We've improved the experience with an intuitive layout and simplified navigation. News, weather and video are just a tap away.

Our favorite feature is the weather section. Not only do we deliver hourly and daily forecasts, we give you the most updated severe weather information in an instant.

Key Features:

•Breaking news alerts and stories
•Dynamic weather section, with hourly and daily forecasts
•Lightning-fast weather radar
•Live streaming video
•Fast and easy to use

We're committed to continually improving our user experience, so please let us know how we're doing by leaving a review in the App Store.

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Dec 16, 2013 (about 5 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 2 months, on average.

Oct 10
2018
(Current)
Version Varies with device

Mar 04
2018
Version v.2018.03.05

Feb 27
2018
Version v.2018.02.28

Feb 19
2018
Version v.2018.02.19

We’ve improved Closings to make it easier for you.
You can now receive push notifications when your favorite organizations are closed or delayed. Closings and delays for your favorite organizations show up at the top of the list, so you can check their status at a glance.
Favorite one organization for FREE, or favorite multiple organizations with a Premium subscription (in-app purchase required).
We’ve also added performance improvements and squashed a few minor bugs.

Jan 04
2018
Version v.2018.01.05

Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Jan 02
2018
Version v.2018.01.03

Bug fixes

Dec 14
2017
Version 6.14

Bug fixes

Sep 08
2017
Version 6.13

Performance improvements and bug fixes

Jun 15
2017
Version 6.12

- Fixed a bug with our ad-free in-app purchase

May 05
2017
Version 6.11

Fixes a crash when opening a story from Search results

Mar 31
2017
Version 6.10

* Fixed an issue causing the app to crash after opening from an update

Jan 25
2017
Version 6.9

- Search! Just tap the search icon on the tab bar to search for stories and videos.
- We are excited to offer an ad-free experience for purchase within the app for $0.99/month. Except linked content in a web-view, the subscription, which auto-renews monthly, removes all in-app ads, including pre-roll video. Thanks for supporting local journalism!
- Save stories. Tap the "bookmark" icon on story screens to save a story to read for later. Find your saved stories in the "Sections" tab.

Nov 09
2016
Version 6.8

- Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Sep 16
2016
Version 6.7.1

Bug fixes and stability improvements.

Aug 15
2016
Version 6.7

Bug fixes and stability improvements.

Jul 21
2016
Version 6.6

- Swipe left to read the next story, or swipe right to go back.
- When you’re on the home screen, stories you’ve already read will be marked by a greyed out headline.
- Now story cards simply open a story and video cards open a video. We've moved to smaller cards for quicker and more efficient browsing.
We’ve got a ton more features on the way, so keep the feedback coming and let us know how we can serve you better.

May 17
2016
Version 6.5

You asked and we listened.
- You can now get weather for your current location, even if you're out of market.
- The "More" tab has been changed to the "Sections" tab, and we've added more sections based on your feedback.
- We also polished the article layout on tablet for an improved reading experience.
Thanks for updating and keep letting us know what features you want to see.

Apr 07
2016
Version 6.3

Feb 02
2016
Version 6.1

Aug 18
2015
Version 4.1.158

It was time for an upgrade. Our new app brings you the latest trusted news and information from Cleveland to Akron and throughout all of northeast Ohio.

The app has been completely redesigned for speed and usability. In addition to a number of new features, we hope you find the format allows easier reading and crisp photos and video for a more dynamic experience.


WEWS NewsChannel5 and newsnet5.com are On Your Side with breaking news and weather updates from northeast Ohio.


Please review the app and let us know what you think.

Apr 30
2015
Version 4.1.146

It was time for an upgrade. Our new app brings you the latest trusted news and information from Cleveland to Akron and throughout all of northeast Ohio.

The app has been completely redesigned for speed and usability. In addition to a number of new features, we hope you find the format allows easier reading and crisp photos and video for a more dynamic experience.


WEWS NewsChannel5 and newsnet5.com are On Your Side with breaking news and weather updates from northeast Ohio.


Please review the app and let us know what you think.

Nov 24
2014
Version 4.1.122

It was time for an upgrade. Our new app brings you the latest trusted news and information from Cleveland to Akron and throughout all of northeast Ohio.

The app has been completely redesigned for speed and usability. In addition to a number of new features, we hope you find the format allows easier reading and crisp photos and video for a more dynamic experience.


WEWS NewsChannel5 and newsnet5.com are On Your Side with breaking news and weather updates from northeast Ohio.


Please review the app and let us know what you think.

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