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Download the free NBC 5 Chicago app and stay connected with the latest breaking news, top local stories, live streaming of newscasts, plus real-time weather and traffic information at your fingertips.
When news breaks, get the latest information from NBC 5’s trusted news team. From our experienced reporters in your neighborhood, to our national NBC News team, our app provides an in-depth look at news that matters to you.
Our app's weather section provides a live look at developing weather from the NBC 5 Storm Team. Our powerful interactive radar allows you to zoom in to street level for an accurate look at your weather 24 hours a day.
Watch live video of all NBC 5’s newscasts, breaking news, severe weather, even streaming of select local events.
iPad users will notice that we’ve completely redesigned your app experience, providing a new look and feel and introducing some new functionality. iPhone users, please check our entirely new weather section. No matter what iOS device you use, we hope you like these improvements, and check back for more features to come!
+ iOS 9 Compatibility
+ Sleek new iPad design makes it easier to find, read and watch the local news that matters to you.
+ Are you a serious weather watcher? You can now set your app homepage to load our new weather section first.
+ Want more breaking news on your iPad? Now multiple items can appear in the alert bar, just like our current iPhone app. Look for the red arrow when breaking news happens.
+ The beautiful new weather section on both iPhone and iPad is interactive and informative, providing both a quick glance at your day ahead and more in-depth data to help you plan your weekend and beyond.
+ An improved interactive radar gives you more control when tracking storms in your area. Add additional layers for an enhanced experience.
+ Our new severe weather notification system allows you to receive timely push alerts for multiple locations, whether it be your home, workplace or even a child's school.
+ Winter weather alerts are now included, just in time for the change of seasons!
+ You can now watch video on your iPad while scrolling through an article at the same time.
Our next release will introduce support for landscape view for iPads. This current release does not support it, but the next release will ensure that all the features of the app supports both portrait and landscape views on your tablet. Thank you for your patience!