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Livestreaming, breaking news notifications, and all the local news you want from FOX 5 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 5 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 5 traffic and weather maps. Enter our latest contests and promotions right from your phone, and catch up on all your favorite segments from FOX 5.

Please note: This app features Nielsen's proprietary measurement software which contributes to market research, like Nielsen's TV Ratings. Please see http://priv-policy.imrworldwide.com/priv/mobile/us/en/optout.html for more information.

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Primary: News

Secondary: Entertainment

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Primary: Applications

Secondary: News & Magazines

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Total Ratings

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Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Dec 20, 2012 (over 7 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 2 months, on average.

Mar 04
2020
(Current)
Version 6.5.3

* We've made a number of general improvements to the app to make your experience even better.

Aug 09
2019
Version 6.5.1

* We've made a number of general improvements to the app to make your experience even better.

Jul 02
2019
Version 6.5.0

* We're now highlighting stories in the home feed that are similar to the kinds of stories you've read in the past to help you find news relevant to you!
* We've also made a number of general improvements to the app to make your experience even better.

May 28
2019
Version 6.4.1

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

May 08
2019
Version 6.4.0

*You can now find your saved news stories right in the home feed
*We'll send you alerts if one of your saved news stories gets updated
*Our newly designed weather screen makes it easier for you to grab what you need and get out the door
*Turn on weather push notifications from the home feed instead of just the alerts section of the app
*Know exactly when a live broadcast is happening with a new livestreaming icon in the app's header
*We also did away with a pesky error some users were seeing when they were opening the app for the first time or not connected to the internet

Feb 27
2019
Version 6.3.0

We've read your feedback and are releasing improvements to the app to make the experience even better. Updates in this release include:

- The ability to cancel a scheduled livestream alert after one has been set.
- Performance enhancements and bug fixes to improve overall stability.

Jan 12
2019
Version 6.2.3

We've read your feedback and are releasing improvements to the app to make the experience even better. Updates in this release include:

- The ability to cancel a scheduled livestream alert after one has been set.
- Performance enhancements and bug fixes to improve overall stability.

Dec 15
2018
Version 6.2.1

We've read your feedback and are releasing improvements to the app to make the experience even better. Updates in this release include:

- The ability to cancel a scheduled livestream alert after one has been set.
- Performance enhancements and bug fixes to improve overall stability.

Dec 05
2018
Version 6.1.5

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 09
2018
Version 6.1.2

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 07
2018
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 05
2018
Version 6.1

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.

Sep 04
2018
Version 6.0

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 09
2018
Version 5.16

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

Mar 14
2018
Version 5.14

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

Feb 17
2018
Version 5.13.3

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

Feb 02
2018
Version 5.13.2

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

Jan 13
2018
Version 5.13.1

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

Jan 02
2018
Version 5.13

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 make the app work better and faster.

Oct 24
2017
Version 5.12

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

We've also added fixes for a variety of crashes as well as performance enhancements to keep the app loading quickly.

Sep 23
2017
Version 5.11.6

We've made even more updates to incorporate your feedback and keep your app running smoothly.

Aug 24
2017
Version 5.11.3

We've fixed a few bugs that made it hard for you to get the latest breaking news. Be sure to turn on push notifications by tapping 'Alerts' in the menu and never miss the most important stories.

Aug 05
2017
Version 5.11.2

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 30
2017
Version 5.11.1

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 28
2017
Version 5.11.0

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

May 18
2017
Version 5.10.1

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.

Swipe back and forward through articles to quickly & efficiently stay up to date — the next article "peek" feature will help remind you of the ease.

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.

Behind the scenes updates to squash some bugs and help keep you better informed on the happenings around you.

May 12
2017
Version 5.10.0

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.

Swipe back and forward through articles to quickly & efficiently stay up to date — the next article "peek" feature will help remind you of the ease.

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.

Behind the scenes updates to squash some bugs and help keep you better informed on the happenings around you.

Dec 22
2016
Version 5.9.1

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.

All the app features are now located in a simple menu, so you can see our live streaming news, top stories, change your push settings, check the weather, or find other stories with ease.

Plus, we’ve added updates to make the app run smoother, and some other bug fixes.

Dec 19
2016
Version 5.9.0

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.

All the app features are now located in a simple menu, so you can see our live streaming news, top stories, change your push settings, check the weather, or find other stories with ease.

Plus, we’ve added updates to make the app run smoother, and some other bug fixes.

Sep 30
2016
Version 5.8.1

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.

Sep 28
2016
Version 5.8.0

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.

Sep 01
2016
Version 5.7.0

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

Jul 07
2016
Version 5.6.0

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

Mar 30
2016
Version 5.4.0

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

Mar 16
2016
Version 5.3.4

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

Jan 04
2016
Version 5.2.2

We’ve updated our app to give you more control over what stories you see with the new My News feature, plus bug fixes that will make our app run even better.

My News: now you can customize your newsfeed with the topics you are interested in. Choose from a list of categories and create a feed of stories about those topics. -You can change your settings anytime, to add and remove the topics that interest you.
-Looking for your Near Me stories? We’ve moved Saved and Near Me into a new section along with your My News feed. Now all your saved and personalized news is saved in one spot.
-Timestamp on Interactive Radar: easily track storms across our Interactive Radar with the new default timestamp.
-Many other bug fixes you won’t see, but that make the app work better and faster.

Aug 31
2015
Version 5.1.0

We’ve heard your feedback and are happy to release a new version of the app that brings back landscape mode for iPad users along with many other new features and bug fixes.

-Tilt your iPad in any direction you’d like and the app will work.

-You can now watch the video forecast via a link on the weather page and tap into a more extensive collection of maps and weather images.

-Sign up for push alerts based on the topics that interest you

-Push notifications now reliably open directly to stories (when applicable)

-The main menu is now swipeable - making for fast and easy access to content in the app.

-Resolved a bug that made the interactive radar not load full-screen on the iPad.

-Many other bug fixes you won’t see, but that make the app work better and faster.

Aug 04
2015
Version 5.0.2

Bug fixes

Jul 23
2015
Version 5.0.1

Bug fixes

Jul 15
2015
Version 3.0.0

Completely updated local news experience in a fast, high-performance app
Watch and read stories at the same time
News Near Me displays the stories that are happening around your location
Save stories to read later
Improved livestreaming experience means you’ll never miss a newscast
Custom news alerts keep you notified of stories you are interested in

Sep 08
2014
Version 2.0.0

UI updates

May 11
2013
Version 1.2

Bug fixes

May 09
2013
Version 1.1

Breaking news alerts now open to the story

Dec 20
2012
Version 1.0

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Launched May 15, 2013 (almost 7 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 2 months, on average.

Mar 02
2020
(Current)
Version 6.6.1

* We've made a number of general improvements to the app to make your experience even better.

Aug 08
2019
Version 6.5.1

* We've made a number of general improvements to the app to make your experience even better.

Jul 01
2019
Version 6.5.0

* We're now highlighting stories in the home feed that are similar to the kinds of stories you've read in the past to help you find news relevant to you!
* We've also made a number of general improvements to the app to make your experience even better.

May 27
2019
Version 6.4.0

We've updated the app with optimizations to improve performance and usability.

Mar 04
2019
Version 6.3.0

We've updated the app with optimizations to improve performance and usability.

Dec 19
2018
Version 6.2.0

We've read your feedback and are releasing improvements to the app to make the experience even better. Updates in this release include:

- The ability to cancel a scheduled livestream alert after one has been set.
- Performance enhancements and bug fixes to improve overall stability.

Nov 11
2018
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 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 12
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 02
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 25
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 20
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

Aug 31
2015
Version 3.0.2

Livestreaming, breaking news notifications, and all the local news you want from FOX 5 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 5 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 5 traffic and weather maps. Enter our latest contests and promotions right from your phone, and catch up on all your favorite segments from FOX 5.

Jul 29
2015
Version 3.0.1

Livestreaming, breaking news notifications, and all the local news you want from FOX 5 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 5 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 5 traffic and weather maps. Enter our latest contests and promotions right from your phone, and catch up on all your favorite segments from FOX 5.

Jul 15
2015
Version 3.0.0

Livestreaming, breaking news notifications, and all the local news you want from FOX 5 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 5 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 5 traffic and weather maps. Enter our latest contests and promotions right from your phone, and catch up on all your favorite segments from FOX 5.

Aug 28
2014
Version 1.7.9

Presenting the new KSWB FOX 5 News Android app. The app is redesigned to be more of what matters to you, in your pocket.

Get alerted to breaking news as it happens in and around San Diego, 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

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