Download the power of the WWBT NBC 12 News application right to your iPhone!

NBC 12 News provides you with local news, weather and traffic coverage for Richmond and the rest of central Virginia. Features include:
- Breaking news alerts
- First Warning Weather, live radar & storm tracking
- First Warning Traffic
- School closings
- Live, local news headlines and stories
- Sports
- Video
- And so much more!

Also serving Chesterfield, Henrico, Hanover, Petersburg, Hopewell, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Charles City, Powhatan, Amelia, Cumberland, Sussex, King & Queen, Louisa, Hopewell, Chester, Goochland, Caroline, King William and New Kent.

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What’s New

Version 6.6.4

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New in this version:
-- Bug fixes.
-- Improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
5.8K Ratings

5.8K Ratings

Hx lover ,

Used to be my favorite local news app

This new version is horrible. I get that there have to be ads, but they shouldn’t interfere with the overall experience. To have an ad pop up that you can’t close drives me nuts. Then the error-riddled copy finishes off what patience I have left. I now look for the same information on the channel 6 app which is much better (although they don’t seem to proofread either). I hate to say goodbye to channel 12 after being a loyal viewer for 18 years, but that is exactly what I am going to do unless this is fixed soon.

Nbc Reviewer ,

New Version is Terrible

Yesterday when I opened my NBC12 app, it contained a statement that a new version of the app was available, in that the current version that I was viewing would no longer contain updated new stories. It directed me to download the new version of the app. So I did. The new version is nothing short of terrible. It is extremely cluttered, filled with ads and annoying pop ups, and a ridiculously oversized default font. Several times now, I have inadvertently opened and I merely trying to scroll among different stories. And, curiously, several of the news stories appear TWICE. This new version of the app is a huge step BACKWARDS. If if significant improvements are not made to the NBC 12 app, I will likely delete it and instead download one of the other Richmond news station apps. They cannot be any worse. I truly do not understand what NBC12 was thinking when it thought this new version was an improvement. Very frustrating.

BobbiMarie ,

Story updates do not load!

Whenever I get notification of an update to a story, clicking on it only loads the previous version! Refreshing and reloading does no good and I won’t share stories that headlines don’t reflect “child found safe” after I’ve sounded the alarm that they’re missing/endangered!


72.4 MB

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Apple TV.


English, Spanish

Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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