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Description

Livestreaming, breaking news notifications, and all the local news you want from Fox 61 in a fast, high-performance app.

Watch and read stories at the same time -- the video plays as you scroll. Be the first to know with breaking news alerts, and find out what's happening in your area with News Near Me.

Never miss any Fox 61 news - you can livestream our newscasts right from your phone or tablet. Save stories to read later, and share easily to Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks.

Get a head start on your day with Fox 61 traffic and weather maps. Enter our latest contests and promotions right from your phone, and catch up on all your favorite segments from Fox 61.

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched May 15, 2013 (over 5 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 2 months, on average.

Nov 11
2018
(Current)
Version 6.1.1

The latest news, breaking news, and top stories are now easier to navigate. Here's what we've been up to:

*We've made new updates to the design and functionality of the home screen that will make it simpler to find the stories and updates that are most relevant to you.
*When there's breaking news, it will be front and center on your home screen.
*Your Saved News stories are accessible right from the menu.

Nov 04
2018
Version 6.1.0

The latest news, breaking news, and top stories are now easier to navigate. Here's what we've been up to:

*We've made new updates to the design and functionality of the home screen that will make it simpler to find the stories and updates that are most relevant to you.
*When there's breaking news, it will be front and center on your home screen.
*Your Saved News stories are accessible right from the menu.

Sep 26
2018
Version 6.0.1

We've read your feedback and are releasing some improvements to the app to make the experience even better.

Sep 03
2018
Version 6.0.0

The latest news, breaking news, and top stories are now easier to navigate. Here's what we've been up to:
*We've made new updates to the design and functionality of the home screen that will make it simpler to find the stories and updates that are most relevant to you.
*When there's breaking news, it will be front and center on your home screen.
*Your Saved News stories are accessible right from the menu.

May 08
2018
Version 5.16.0

We've read your feedback and are releasing some improvements to the app to make the experience even better.

Mar 11
2018
Version 4.4.2

We've read your feedback and are releasing some improvements to the app to make the experience even better.

Jan 03
2018
Version 4.4.1

We've read your feedback and are releasing some improvements to the app to make the experience even better.
Images on stories will now load faster when you open the app.
Many other bug fixes you won't see, but that make the app work better and faster.

Jan 01
2018
Version 4.4.0

We've read your feedback and are releasing some improvements to the app to make the experience even better.
Images on stories will now load faster when you open the app.
Many other bug fixes you won't see, but that make the app work better and faster.

Oct 24
2017
Version 4.3.0

We've made a lot of improvements based on your feedback:
*You can now tap on any photo or photo gallery in an article to view the photo in full-screen
*It's now easier to read story headlines when browsing the news
*If you'd like your text larger, we've updated article views to respond to your device's text size accessibility settings
*We've added descriptions to alert categories to help you subscribe to the most relevant notifications

Sep 24
2017
Version 4.2.2

We've made even more updates to incorporate your feedback and keep your app running smoothly. Here are some of the changes you'll see with this release:
* You'll now see more stories when the home screen loads so you won't need to scroll as far to see all the latest news
* A new alert on the home screen that lets you know when you have new messages
* All your news categories are accessible directly from the menu

Jul 31
2017
Version 4.2.1

We've made even more updates to incorporate your feedback and keep your app running smoothly. Here are some of the changes you'll see with this release:
* You'll now see more stories when the home screen loads so you won't need to scroll as far to see all the latest news
* A new alert on the home screen that lets you know when you have new messages
* All your news categories are accessible directly from the menu

Jul 19
2017
Version 4.2.0

We've made even more updates to incorporate your feedback and keep your app running smoothly. Here are some of the changes you'll see with this release:
* You'll now see more stories when the home screen loads so you won't need to scroll as far to see all the latest news
* A new alert on the home screen that lets you know when you have new messages
* All your news categories are accessible directly from the menu

Jun 01
2017
Version 4.1.1

Staying in the know is now easier than ever with our new, interactive Breaking News scroller. Just tap the banner to expand and reveal the leading stories available to explore.
Been busy or away for a few days? Easily keep track of all the news you missed since your last visit with our new missed stories indicator.
Never get caught in the rain again — our weather page has been updated to include a rolling, 7 day forecast.

May 17
2017
Version 4.1.0

Staying in the know is now easier than ever with our new, interactive Breaking News scroller. Just tap the banner to expand and reveal the leading stories available to explore.
Been busy or away for a few days? Easily keep track of all the news you missed since your last visit with our new missed stories indicator.
Never get caught in the rain again — our weather page has been updated to include a rolling, 7 day forecast.

Apr 11
2017
Version 4.0.7

You want a news app with constantly updated stories and easier to find content, that you can navigate quickly. With this latest update, you’re getting one!
We’ve read your emails and reviews - now we are putting our most updated content front and center. Also, you can now easily navigate to more content by swiping left and right inside the story.
Plus, we’ve added updates to make the app run smoother, and some other bug fixes.

Mar 29
2017
Version 4.0.6

You want a news app with constantly updated stories and easier to find content, that you can navigate quickly. With this latest update, you’re getting one!
We’ve read your emails and reviews - now we are putting our most updated content front and center. Also, you can now easily navigate to more content by swiping left and right inside the story.
Plus, we’ve added updates to make the app run smoother, and some other bug fixes.

Jan 13
2017
Version 4.0.4

You want a news app with constantly updated stories and easier to find content, that you can navigate quickly. With this latest update, you’re getting one!
We’ve read your emails and reviews - now we are putting our most updated content front and center. Also, you can now easily navigate to more content by swiping left and right inside the story.
Plus, we’ve added updates to make the app run smoother, and some other bug fixes.

Jan 11
2017
Version 4.0.3

You want a news app with constantly updated stories and easier to find content, that you can navigate quickly. With this latest update, you’re getting one!
We’ve read your emails and reviews - now we are putting our most updated content front and center. Also, you can now easily navigate to more content by swiping left and right inside the story.
Plus, we’ve added updates to make the app run smoother, and some other bug fixes.

Jan 09
2017
Version 4.0.2

You want a news app with constantly updated stories and easier to find content, that you can navigate quickly. With this latest update, you’re getting one!
We’ve read your emails and reviews - now we are putting our most updated content front and center. Also, you can now easily navigate to more content by swiping left and right inside the story.
Plus, we’ve added updates to make the app run smoother, and some other bug fixes.

Dec 21
2016
Version 4.0.1

You want a news app with constantly updated stories and easier to find content, that you can navigate quickly. With this latest update, you’re getting one!
We’ve read your emails and reviews - now we are putting our most updated content front and center. Also, you can now easily navigate to more content by swiping left and right inside the story.
Plus, we’ve added updates to make the app run smoother, and some other bug fixes.

Dec 16
2016
Version 4.0.0

You want a news app with constantly updated stories and easier to find content, that you can navigate quickly. With this latest update, you’re getting one!
We’ve read your emails and reviews - now we are putting our most updated content front and center. Also, you can now easily navigate to more content by swiping left and right inside the story.
Plus, we’ve added updates to make the app run smoother, and some other bug fixes.

Sep 21
2016
Version 3.2.6

• Never miss an important news alert with the new message center! Visit the message center to find and read all of your news alerts quicker than ever before.
• Additional performance enhancements and bug fixes have been added to keep the app running smoothly.

Jul 07
2016
Version 3.2.3

We’ve read your feedback and are releasing some improvements to the app to make the experience even better.
- New navigation that makes it easy to get to other sections of the app.
- See a mistake or want to offer a correction to a story? Now you can from the app.
- Many other bug fixes you won’t see, but that make the app work better and faster.

May 18
2016
Version 3.1.1

We are constantly working to improve our app performance. This update has some bug fixes to improve the app experience.

Jan 04
2016
Version 3.1.0.5

Oct 19
2015
Version 3.0.2

Livestreaming, breaking news notifications, and all the local news you want from Fox 61 in a fast, high-performance app.

Watch and read stories at the same time -- the video plays as you scroll. Be the first to know with breaking news alerts, and find out what's happening in your area with News Near Me.


Never miss any Fox 61 news - you can livestream our newscasts right from your phone or tablet. Save stories to read later, and share easily to Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks.


Get a head start on your day with Fox 61 traffic and weather maps. Enter our latest contests and promotions right from your phone, and catch up on all your favorite segments from Fox 61.

Jul 29
2015
Version 3.0.1

Livestreaming, breaking news notifications, and all the local news you want from FoxCT in a fast, high-performance app.

Watch and read stories at the same time -- the video plays as you scroll. Be the first to know with breaking news alerts, and find out what's happening in your area with News Near Me.


Never miss any FoxCT news - you can livestream our newscasts right from your phone or tablet. Save stories to read later, and share easily to Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks.


Get a head start on your day with FoxCT traffic and weather maps. Enter our latest contests and promotions right from your phone, and catch up on all your favorite segments from FoxCT.

Jul 09
2015
Version 3.0.0

Livestreaming, breaking news notifications, and all the local news you want from FoxCT in a fast, high-performance app.

Watch and read stories at the same time -- the video plays as you scroll. Be the first to know with breaking news alerts, and find out what's happening in your area with News Near Me.


Never miss any FoxCT news - you can livestream our newscasts right from your phone or tablet. Save stories to read later, and share easily to Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks.


Get a head start on your day with FoxCT traffic and weather maps. Enter our latest contests and promotions right from your phone, and catch up on all your favorite segments from FoxCT.

Aug 18
2014
Version 1.7.9

Presenting the new WTIC FOX CT News app for Android. The app is redesigned to be more of what matters to you, in your pocket.

Get alerted to breaking news in Connecticut as it happens, watch our news and live events streaming right on your phone or tablet, and view local news with our unique storytelling which gives you the big picture as well as the details you want.

Be the first to know:
- Breaking news alerts on your phone
- Live streaming newscasts and live events

Access exclusive content:
- Catch up with your favorite segments from the Morning Show
- Find our latest Contests and Promotions

Full coverage:
- Top stories of the day that you need to know about
- Story Timelines show fresh updates and the full history of events
- Story Summary gives you the big picture

Share the story:
- Share videos, stories, and updates
- Choose your favorite - Facebook, Twitter or Google+

Known Issues:
-Users may experience issues with live streaming on some versions of Android

Previous 3 versions
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