Natalie Hee is thrilled to join FOX 26 News as a reporter in her hometown. Before starting at FOX 26, Natalie was a reporter at KIAH-TV, the CW affiliate in Houston. She has also reported at WDSU-TV, the NBC affiliate in New Orleans, and KXAN-TV, the NBC affiliate in Austin, Texas, where she began her news career. Natalie has covered a number of breaking news and weather stories including the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, along with the controversial shooting deaths of Alton Sterling and former NFL players Will Smith and Joe McKnight. Like many families in Houston, Natalie is an "oil baby." Born in Malaysia to a family of ex-pats, she spent majority of her childhood moving around every three years, before her family settled in The Woodlands in 2003. She’s a graduate of The John Cooper School in The Woodlands and an alumna of The University of Texas at Austin. Natalie is a proud Longhorn and honorary LSU Tigers fan -- Hook 'em Horns and Geaux Tigers! Her family’s nomadic lifestyle has also given Natalie the opportunity to travel to countries all across the world. She dreams to one day step foot on all seven continents -- including Antarctica! When she’s not working or traveling, Natalie enjoys perusing for new restaurants and cuisines, listening to live music, dancing, karaokeing, shopping, playing volleyball, binge-watching TV shows and trying to be artsy. Natalie is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association and the Texas Exes Houston Chapter. Natalie looks forward to meeting and serving the great people of Houston.
The policy sparked widespread controversy and left many international students wondering what will happen next.
TEA issues return to school guidelines, and the response by the Houston Federation of Teachers isn't positive.
As the coronavirus COVID-19 mutates and becomes more infectious, concerns grow over testing reliability.
In the fourth month battling the pandemic, the HFD chief says there has been a 30% increase in calls. Meanwhile, 25% of his firefighters are in quarantine due to possible exposure to someone infected with COVID-19.
One of Houston’s most upscale neighborhoods is dropping part of its name to become more inclusive. Sienna Plantation, a master-planned community in Missouri City will now officially be known as just Sienna.
Drinking in Paradise has been temporarily called off for Lei Low Rum & Tiki Bar in the Heights. Owner Russell Thoede said he decided to scale back to cocktails-to-go only after reopening for in-person seating for just eight days.
A group of black students at Rice University is now pushing the administration to make the school more inclusive. Among the proposed changes include removing the founder’s statue on campus.
People are reacting after the FBI revealed there was no hate crime against Bubba Wallace, the rope was already there at the garage.
Health officials say if the upward trajectory of COVID-19 cases continues, Houston could become the worst affected city in the U.S.
A woman is suing the owner of an immigrant detention facility in Houston, claiming that hours before getting deported, she was raped and left pregnant.