WCVB NewsCenter 5

WCVB NewsCenter 5

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Get real-time access to Boston, Massachusetts local news, national news, sports, traffic, politics, entertainment stories and much more. Download the WCVB NewsCenter 5 app for free today.

With our Boston local news app, you can:
- Be alerted to breaking local news with push notifications.
- Watch live streaming breaking news when it happens and get live updates from our reporters.
- Submit breaking news, news tips or email your news photos and videos right to our newsroom and it could be featured on air.
- Comment on local news stories that matter to you and share stories with email or on your social media pages.
- Check out current Boston weather conditions, hourly and 7 day forecasts wherever you might be.
- Our interactive radar lets you zoom in and out to street level and watch storms as they approach. Move the map around to see major weather activity.
- See weather alerts and updates, watch videocasts from your favorite meteorologists and more.

No matter where you are in the Boston local area, you can stay up to date on the latest news and weather information with the WCVB NewsCenter 5 app.

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Comments and ratings for WCVB NewsCenter 5
  • (66 stars)

    by Scott Davis on 02/06/2014

    I like getting notifications, but I don't need to get a breaking news notification every time Aaron Hernandez's barber's cousin sneezes. I wish there was a way to pick and choose what notifications I get.

  • (66 stars)

    by Bob Pacheco on 26/05/2014

    This is my primary news source.

  • (66 stars)

    by ANON YMOUS on 24/05/2014

    It's ok, the format seems to be leftover from Android 2.0. The worst part is the comment section. Disqus is pretty awful, cannot change settings or anything on mobile because the pop up screens don't fit on the screen. It doesn't really matter though because every story has a handful of pre-teen kids on it trolling around thinking that they're funny with inappropriate talk when they're not. Disqu

  • (66 stars)

    by Sean Gorman on 11/05/2014

    Too many ads, looks like it came from Android from 4 years ago. Too much categorization and no customization.

  • (66 stars)

    by Robert D on 26/04/2014


  • (66 stars)

    by Andrew Sheltry on 24/04/2014

    Boston TV news station. Good but limited. Downrated because TOP STORIES & LOCAL largely repeats, some "local" stories aren't even NE related

  • (66 stars)

    by Jerilyn Clark on 20/04/2014

    You're my favorite news channel always there to inform me.You're the best