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Description

The NBC 5 Chicago app connects you with top local stories and weather, breaking news, live TV and investigative journalism.

NBC 5 STORM TEAM WEATHER
+ Exclusive live radar
+ Forecasts for your region
+ Weather alerts based on your location
+ 10-day forecasts & hourly forecasts
+ Complete school weather closings

NEWS ALERTS & VIDEO
+ Personalized news alerts
+ Watch live NBC 5 newscasts, NBC shows and streaming content
+ Watch video while you read the story

INVESTIGATIONS & MORE
+ Award-winning NBC 5 Investigates stories that get results
+ NBC 5 Responds solves your consumer problems and fights to get your money back

This app features Nielsen’s proprietary measurement software which will allow you to contribute to market research, like Nielsen’s TV Ratings. Please see www.nielsen.com/digitalprivacy for more information.

 Free in Google Play

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Version History

Launched Apr 02, 2014 (almost 5 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 3 months, on average.

Dec 16
2018
(Current)
Version 6.2.1

+ We've redesigned the Live TV page so you can more easily see the TV schedule and featured clips.
+ Optimized the homepage layout to make it easier to read.
+ Added a current location button on the weather page to help find your location on the radar.
+ Enhanced the video player controls to make them easier to use.
+ Redesigned the breaking news bar to make it easier to read.
+ Fixed crashes and bugs.

Please keep sending us your feedback.

Oct 31
2018
Version 6.1.1

+ Launched a new onboarding experience that highlights major features and guides you to personalize your settings.
+ Live TV is now easily accessible in the top navigation.
+ We will now remember whether you left off on news or weather, so it is there for you when you return.
+ We have improved the accuracy of current weather conditions.
+ Other bug fixes

Please keep sending us your feedback.

Aug 23
2018
Version 6.0.1

+ Added a new navigation so you can easily switch between news and weather
+ Included search on the top of the news home screen
+ Made it easier to change the interactive radar to see approaching precipitation, storm tracks, and severe weather
+ Fixed a problem on the home screen so the page will not refresh and lose your scroll position
+ Bug and crash fixes

Please keep sending us your feedback.

Jun 06
2018
Version 5.9.4

+ Added wind speed and direction to the hourly forecast
+ Increased the icon size and font in the hourly forecast so it’s more readable
+ Larger play controls in the interactive radar make for easier navigation
+ Bug and crash fixes

Please keep sending us your feedback.

May 28
2018
Version 5.9.2

+ Added wind speed and direction to the hourly forecast
+ Increased the icon size and font in the hourly forecast so it’s more readable
+ Larger play controls in the interactive radar make for easier navigation
+ Bug and crash fixes

Please keep sending us your feedback.

Apr 18
2018
Version 5.8.2

+ Personalized news alerts let you select categories and topics that matter most to you. You can select from news, breaking news, politics, commuter alerts and live events/newscast notifications
+ Updated past radar animation to show weather conditions from our fixed radar
+ Bug and crash fixes

Please keep sending us your feedback.

Jan 31
2018
Version 5.7.3

+ Time Warner Cable/Spectrum subscribers can access live TV through the Spectrum link in the app
+ Crash fixes
+ Content in the app refreshes more frequently

Please keep sending us your feedback.

Dec 19
2017
Version 5.7.1

+Predictive search on the weather page makes it easier to add new locations
+Updated the legend bar on the Interactive Radar page
+Added wind direction to the daily details in the 10-day forecast
-Content in the app refreshes more frequently
Please keep sending us your feedback.

Sep 17
2017
Version 5.6

+ Improved navigation between locations on the weather page.
+ Bug fixes & performance improvements.
Please keep sending us your feedback.

Aug 15
2017
Version 5.5.3

+ Updated and streamlined weather alerts
+ We added a future radar prediction in the live radar layer
+ Crash fix for ongoing notification
+ We redesigned the hourly forecast and moved it up on the weather page
+ We added wind direction to the current conditions weather section
+ The app loads faster
+ We fixed a bug that automatically played video in an article while you listened to music on your phone
Please keep sending us your feedback.

Jul 26
2017
Version 5.5.2

+ Updated and streamlined weather alerts
+ We added a future radar prediction in the live radar layer
+ Performance improvements and crash fixes
+ We redesigned the hourly forecast and moved it up on the weather page
+ We added wind direction to the current conditions weather section
+ The app loads faster
+ We fixed a bug that automatically played video in an article while you listened to music on your phone
Please keep sending us your feedback.

Apr 09
2017
Version 5.4.1

This release comes with exciting new features. It includes numerous requests and feedback you sent us.
+ Watch Live TV on the app. All you need is a login for your cable provider
+ Live Radar provides the latest weather in your area
+ Improved video player experience — videos will no longer automatically play in stories
+ Current weather conditions displayed on lock and notification screens
+ News content updates more frequently
+ Crash fixes
Please keep sending us your feedback.

Mar 15
2017
Version 5.4

This release comes with exciting new features. It includes numerous requests and feedback you sent us.
+ Watch Live TV on the app. All you need is a login for your cable provider
+ Live Radar provides the latest weather in your area
+ Improved video player experience — videos will no longer automatically play in stories
+ Current weather conditions displayed on lock and notification screens
Please keep sending us your feedback.

Dec 05
2016
Version 5.3.1

Bug fixes

Oct 10
2016
Version 5.3

This release is all about YOU! In this update, we incorporated numerous requests that you sent us, including:
+ An easy-to-read weather page that emphasizes the info you value most
+ The option to select notifications for News, Weather or both
+ Notifications when you can watch the live newscast
+ Video recommendations relevant to other videos you’re watching
And we’re introducing NBC StormRanger, a live mobile radar.
Keep sending us your feedback on the app!

Sep 14
2016
Version 5.2.2

Bug Fixes

Jul 20
2016
Version 5.2.1

We’ve made numerous updates to the app, including complete coverage of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. Special features include medal counts and exclusive coverage of local athletes.
We’ve also improved the weather icons, and introduced a new way to get news and information about featured topic areas, like the 2016 Presidential Election.
Keep sending us your feedback on the app! We’re listening and working hard to improve the app for you.

Jul 13
2016
Version 5.2

We’ve made numerous updates to the app, including complete coverage of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. Check out the medal counts and access to LIVE Olympic video event streaming.
We’ve also improved the weather icons, and introduced a new way to get news and information about featured topic areas, like the 2016 Presidential Election.
Keep sending us your feedback on the app! We’re listening and working hard to improve the app for you.

May 04
2016
Version 5.1.2.1

We’ve resolved a number of issues and made big performance improvements in this new release. A lot of this is directly tied to feedback from you!
Here are just a few:
- Daily and Hourly forecasts higher on the Weather page
- You can go directly to the native interactive radar from the home page when the Interactive Radar module is present
- Articles now have videos, galleries and other media embedded throughout the story
Thank you for updating, and keep sending your feedback.

Feb 08
2016
Version 5.0.5

Nov 23
2015
Version 5.0.2

Mar 05
2015
Version 3.3.12.0

NBC Chicago Android app connects you to the top local stories, the latest breaking news, and real-time weather and traffic from NBC 5.

• Breaking news and severe weather alerts
• Complete news and video coverage from NBC 5
• Up-to-the-minute weather information, including maps and radar images, severe weather and school closings
• Ward Room, covering Chicago’s top political players, and Grizzly Detail on everything Chicago Bears
• Sharing articles and videos via Facebook, Twitter and e-mail.


Download NBC Chicago’s Android app today and stay connected!

Apr 02
2014
Version 3.3.1.1

NBC Chicago Android app connects you to the top local stories, the latest breaking news, and real-time weather and traffic from NBC 5.

• Breaking news and severe weather alerts
• Complete news and video coverage from NBC 5
• Up-to-the-minute weather information, including maps and radar images, severe weather and school closings
• Ward Room, covering Chicago’s top political players, and Grizzly Detail on everything Chicago Bears
• Sharing articles and videos via Facebook, Twitter and e-mail.


Download NBC Chicago’s Android app today and stay connected!

Previous 3 versions
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Total Ratings

5
26
4
5
3
1
2
0
1
2
2.4K

Total Ratings

5
1.5K
4
500
3
150
2
100
1
220