Get local news, weather and video in the palm of your hand with WPRI 12’s free apps and mobile friendly site.
Make sure your phone or tablet has the WPRI 12 Eyewitness News app or mobile site. Get more news, more weather and more video. It’s everything you love about Eyewitness News right at your fingertips.
WPRI 12 Eyewitness News is “Coverage You Can Count On.” Your local leader in weather, and breaking news for Providence, Rhode Island, and southeastern Massachusetts.
A new and improved version of the app is here and it has many new features you’ve asked for! The WPRI 12 Eyewitness News App Version 5.17 is available for free today. Stay connected with Eyewitness News and Pinpoint Weather.
Features & Enhancements:
- Navigate easily through local news and information that’s important to you. NEW: Once you finish an article, simply swipe to the next story.
- Stay informed of breaking news with Eyewitness News alerts–better alerting for breaking news, severe weather, and traffic. NEW: Alert Alert Center displays all recent alerts in one location within the app, not just on your phone’s notification screen. Also, weather alerts now appear at the top of the home page in a banner. So if you keep Push alerts turned on you won’t miss any big news, weather, or public safety alert.
- View local news videos embedded within stories or at full screen as well as live streaming all newscasts
- More robust weather section with local Detailed 7 Day Futurecasts, interactive radar, maps, and video. NEW: Robust ocean and bay weather and marine data and information.
- Stay in-the-know on school, business, religious closings and parking bans.
- Help shape local coverage by submitting photos and news tips through ReportIt.
- Improved and easy sharing of interesting articles via e-mail, Facebook® and Twitter™.
The WPRI 12 Eyewitness News app is available in the Apple App Store and the Android Play Store. Download or update now!
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android devices.
DON’T LIKE APPS? But still want the best local news source on your phone or mobile device? Even without the app you can still get a mobile/user friendly version of WPRI.com. Simply open your mobile web browser to WPRI.com and the full site will display perfectly on any size screen. There’s no app to download or updates needed–you’ll get the same WPRI.com web site and app experience, instantly, on your iPhone, iPad, Android, eReader or hundreds of other devices. Enjoy rich interactive features, like full-screen video, interactive radar, photo galleries, live streaming newscasts and breaking news, all from the Eyewitness News team you count on. Be sure to add the WPRI.com bookmark to your home screen.
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