Local 4 News and ClickOnDetroit.com Launch Free App for Tracking "Kwame Kilpatrick On Trial" News Updates

Sep 06, 2012, 08:38 ET from WDIV-TV

DETROIT, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing the commitment to providing the best, most complete news coverage "On air, On Line and On the Go," WDIV-TV Local 4 News and ClickOnDetroit.com announce a new free app for mobile devices that will track the latest news updates during the Federal corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and several of his associates.

The free "Kwame Kilpatrick On Trial" app is available for Apple iOS and Android mobile devices.  It will feature constant updates from the Local 4 Defenders and Detroit's top news team throughout the duration of the court case.  In addition to background articles, videos and related slideshows, the app will feature expert blog posts and social media and immediate alerts on breaking developments.

Features of WDIV's "Kwame Kilpatrick On Trial" app include:

* Constant updates from WDIV-TV Local 4 experts covering the trial
* Videos of exclusive Local 4 Defenders investigations
* Comprehensive background on all key players and events
* Exclusive perspective and insight from special legal experts
* Archives of related stories and video reports

The "Kwame Kilpatrick On Trial" app can be downloaded for free at the Apple iTunes Store or Google Play Android Market, and can be easily found by searching for Kwame Kilpatrick or WDIV.

Local 4 News is the #1 newscast at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. in Nielsen ratings for the Detroit television market, and Local 4 News at 11 p.m. is the #1 newscast of all NBC affiliates in the top 11 markets nationwide.  In addition, Local 4's www.ClickOnDetroit.com and www.JustWeather.com are leading breaking news and weather websites in Michigan.

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