What's New

Hello News Break readers!

We are working overtime to continually improve your favorite local-news app. Our goal is to help people around the country live safer, more vibrant, more connected lives through the power of local news and information.


- This release brings bug fixes and performance improvements


Do you have feedback for us on how we can improve News Break? Please email us at [email protected]

App Description

News Break believes that local news is different. Local news helps bring neighborhoods together around the unique stories they share in common. And only local news has the unique ability to meaningfully inform the decisions we make throughout the day.

What’s the weather like in my area? What about traffic? What important events are happening nearby? Join News Break’s growing local news community and see why over 45M people across the U.S. have helped make us the nation’s #1 local news app!

And remember - we don’t just do local! Local breaking news, trending national & international news – News Break’s got it all. Get sports updates and U.S. headlines sent straight to your phone while coming together with your neighborhood to share in interesting conversations related to local news in your area.

Join the 45M+ locals across the U.S. that trust News Break as their #1 local news app!

News Break Features:

Local News Highlights
• Get a curated daily briefing on local news, traffic, events, local weather, and more.
• Live stream news on local channels: follow local news, events, and activities.
• Get local weather reports and traffic updates at a glance.

Breaking News, National and Local
• Stay up to date with our coverage on breaking news
• Browse national news headlines and read comprehensive, in-depth stories.
• Use the discovery engine to discover stories from over 10,000 trusted sources.

Personalized News Feed
• Get the stories that matter to you with a highly personalized feed, relevant to your likes and dislikes.
• Keep up with business news, sports news, and more – whatever you’re interested in!
• Our news aggregator collects and delivers the news that matters to you.
• Get news alerts customized to your tastes.

Your Community News
• Find local eats, deals, shop openings, and more ahead of time.
• Read personal and vivid stories from our local news writers and content creators.
• Treat us as your personal newsstand, magazine collector, restaurant reviewer, and more.

Create Civic Value - Support the Cause
• Use News Break to revive the local news ecosystem and support small publishers
• Increase local story volume and geographic coverage to stimulate local storytelling and community power

Follow or Block the Trend - It’s Up to You
• It’s totally cool to stay on top of some topics, or totally hate them!
• News Break allows you to follow what is trending, or completely block some topics you don’t appreciate.
• You can laugh, share, think, cry, upvote, downvote, comment, reply...
• News Break is a free ground that welcomes you to express emotions & opinions.

Download News Break today and stay informed on local news!

Better informed, better life.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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Apple Watch Screenshots

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App Changes

  • July 17, 2016 Initial release
  • July 20, 2016 New version 1.0.1
  • July 21, 2016 New version 1.2
  • August 03, 2016 New version 1.3
  • November 06, 2016 New version 1.8.1
  • November 07, 2016 New version 1.8.2
  • November 16, 2016 New version 2.0.0
  • November 19, 2016 New version 2.0.1
  • November 25, 2016 New version 2.0.2
  • December 09, 2016 New version 2.0.3
  • December 20, 2016 New version 2.0.4
  • July 31, 2018 New version 2.8.7
  • August 08, 2018 New version 2.8.8
  • August 28, 2018 New version 2.8.9
  • September 06, 2018 New version 2.9.0
  • September 07, 2018 New version 2.9.1
  • September 13, 2018 New version 2.9.2
  • October 02, 2018 New version 2.9.4
  • October 31, 2018 New version 2.9.7
  • November 01, 2018 New version 2.9.8
  • November 08, 2018 New version 2.9.9
  • November 16, 2018 New version 3.0.0
  • January 02, 2019 New version 3.0.5
  • January 16, 2019 New version 3.0.6
  • February 21, 2019 New version 3.0.9
  • February 22, 2019 New version 3.1.0
  • March 04, 2019 New version 3.1.1
  • March 27, 2019 New version 3.1.2
  • March 29, 2019 New version 3.1.3
  • April 01, 2019 New version 3.1.4
  • April 04, 2019 New version 3.1.5
  • April 25, 2019 New version 3.1.6
  • April 25, 2019 New version 3.1.7
  • May 26, 2019 New version 3.1.8
  • May 31, 2019 New version 3.1.9
  • June 02, 2019 New version 3.2.0
  • June 11, 2019 New version 3.2.1
  • June 20, 2019 New version 3.2.2
  • June 21, 2019 New version 3.2.3
  • July 02, 2019 New version 3.2.4
  • July 04, 2019 New version 3.2.5
  • July 10, 2019 New version 3.2.6
  • July 24, 2019 New version 3.2.8
  • July 31, 2019 New version 3.2.9
  • August 09, 2019 New version 3.3.0
  • August 16, 2019 New version 3.3.1
  • August 19, 2019 New version 3.3.2
  • August 28, 2019 New version 3.3.3
  • September 11, 2019 New version 3.3.4
  • September 16, 2019 New version 3.3.5
  • September 27, 2019 New version 3.3.6
  • October 16, 2019 New version 3.3.7
  • October 23, 2019 New version 3.3.8
  • November 03, 2019 New version 3.4.0
  • November 08, 2019 New version 3.4.1
  • November 16, 2019 New version 3.4.2
  • November 23, 2019 New version 3.4.3
  • November 26, 2019 New version 3.4.4
  • December 10, 2019 New version 3.4.5
  • December 19, 2019 New version 3.4.6
  • December 24, 2019 New version 3.4.7
  • January 08, 2020 New version 3.4.8
  • January 11, 2020 New version 3.4.9
  • January 22, 2020 New version 3.5.0
  • January 22, 2020 New version 3.5.1
  • February 07, 2020 New version 3.5.2
  • February 18, 2020 New version 3.5.4
  • February 21, 2020 New version 3.5.5
  • March 05, 2020 New version 3.5.6
  • March 27, 2020 New version 3.5.7
  • April 01, 2020 New version 3.5.8
  • April 11, 2020 New version 3.5.9
  • April 14, 2020 New version 3.6.0
  • May 01, 2020 New version 3.6.1
  • May 15, 2020 New version 3.6.2
  • May 29, 2020 New version 3.6.3
  • June 02, 2020 New version 3.6.4
  • June 05, 2020 New version 3.6.5
  • June 10, 2020 New version 3.6.6
  • June 18, 2020 New version 3.6.7
  • July 03, 2020 New version 3.6.8
  • July 08, 2020 New version 3.6.9
  • July 16, 2020 New version 3.7.0
  • July 19, 2020 New version 3.7.1
  • July 20, 2020 New version 3.7.2
  • August 07, 2020 New version 3.7.3
  • August 08, 2020 New version 3.7.4
  • August 14, 2020 New version 3.7.5
  • August 16, 2020 New version 3.7.6
  • August 20, 2020 New version 3.7.7
  • August 27, 2020 New version 3.7.8
  • August 29, 2020 New version 3.7.9
  • September 09, 2020 New version 3.8.1
  • September 27, 2020 New version 3.8.2
  • October 03, 2020 New version 3.8.3
  • October 23, 2020 New version 3.8.5
  • November 12, 2020 New version 3.9.0
  • November 25, 2020 New version 4.0.0
  • November 29, 2020 New version 4.0.1
  • December 06, 2020 New version 4.0.2
  • December 13, 2020 New version 5.0.0
  • December 14, 2020 New version 5.0.1
  • December 15, 2020 New version 5.0.2
  • December 21, 2020 New version 5.0.3
  • December 29, 2020 New version 6.0.0
  • January 12, 2021 New version 7.0.0
  • January 24, 2021 New version 8.0.0
  • January 28, 2021 New version 8.0.1
  • February 06, 2021 New version 9.0.0
  • February 07, 2021 New version 9.0.1
  • February 10, 2021 New version 9.0.2
  • February 20, 2021 New version 10.0.0
  • March 07, 2021 New version 11.0.0
  • March 09, 2021 New version 11.0.1
  • March 24, 2021 New version 12.0.0
  • April 02, 2021 New version 13.0.1

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