We just posted a updated list of how to watch breaking news live as a cord cutter. You can find the updated list by clicking HERE.
Are you a cord cutter but still want breaking news? Or are you just not close to a TV and want to watch it on your computer? This list should help you find live video and audio coverage of breaking news. (Note many of these options only offer live coverage for major events. Some do offer 24/7 live news)
Do you want 24/7 live feed of CNN? Sling TV offers a cheap option to get a 24/7 feed of CNN and Headline News on your PC, Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast, Android TV, Phone, Tablet and more.
On Your Computer:
ABC News: http://abcnews.go.com/Live/
CBS news 27/4 live news: http://cbsn.cbsnews.com/
Bloomberg Business: http://www.bloomberg.com/live
Fox News dose post live video coverage of breaking news but the link always changes. Their main site will post a breaking news alert at the top of the site with a link to the video. http://www.foxnews.com/
MSNBC also always changes the link for breaking news but puts a notice with a link on their home page here. http://www.nbcnews.com/
If the breaking news is weather related check out the Weather Nation for live 24/7 coverage. http://weathernationtv.com/on_tv/
Sky News is one of the largest news channels in the UK. They offer a 24/7 live stream. http://news.sky.com/interactive/1345361/watch-sky-news-live
You can also use ABC News: with Chromecast. http://abcnews.go.com/Live/
The following news services typically do a stream on YouTube Live that can also be sent to Chromecast.
Fox News Latino
Wall Street Journal
When breaking news is happening you will often find them featured on the YouTube Live home page. https://www.youtube.com/channel/SBAaOjE-GIlRI
Sky News is one of the largest news channels in the UK offers a 24/7 live stream on YouTube Live. http://news.sky.com/interactive/1345361/watch-sky-news-live
If you are looking for local coverage check out the Livestream app. It brings you hundreds of local news channels from around the US. You should be able to find great local coverage in your area with the Livestream app. Click here to find the Livestream app.
If you are looking for national news many big name cable networks offer videos and live feeds of the breaking news. Here is a list to their Roku Apps.
CBS News 24/7 Live Stream: https://www.roku.com/channels#!details/27536/cbs-news
Newsmax TV 24/7 Live Stream: http://www.roku.com/channels/#!details/24699/newsmax-tv
Wall Street Journal Live: http://www.roku.com/channels/#!details/8629/wall-street-journal-live
NoWhere TV offers @4/7 CNN International, BBC, Sky News, and Al Jazeera English. You can find out more about the app on their site. http://thenowhereman.com/roku/
If the breaking news is weather related check out the Weather Nation for live coverage. https://channelstore.roku.com/details/30547/weathernationtv
Apple TV has many great apps like NBC, ABC, Fox News, Wallstreet Jurnal Live, ect. Just search the app store.
Fire TV has many more great news apps. You can find all of their news apps by clicking HERE.
If you are in your car or just want audio coverage of breaking news check out the TuneIn app. It has great breaking news coverage from CNN, NBC, CBS, ABC, and Fox News. You can stream breaking news in a browser or on iPhone, Android, Windows, and Blackberry phones.
We will be updating this list as we find new options for live breaking news. If you have one you think should be added post a link in the comments.