Matthew Seedorff joined FOX 26 News in January of 2020 as a reporter. Before starting at FOX 26, Matthew was a reporter with WOAI/KABB in San Antonio, Texas. While in San Antonio, Matthew covered many national stories including Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Michael, tornadoes in Oklahoma, a mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, immigration controversy at the U.S. border with Mexico, and a mass shooting in Odessa. Prior to his time in San Antonio, Matthew was a reporter and evening anchor with KTWO-TV in Casper, Wyoming. In Wyoming, Matthew was recognized by the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters as the state’s Best News Reporter in 2016 and as the Best Breaking News Reporter in 2017.
Born and raised in Atlanta, GA, Matthew went to college at Auburn University and graduated from The George Washington University. At GWU, Matthew played on the school’s Division 1 baseball team. When he’s not working, Matthew enjoys spending time with family, friends, and his rescue dog named “Shy”. He can often times be found running, cycling, swimming, or training for an IRONMAN. Matthew is excited to stay and Texas, and to be close to his relatives in the Austin area. Matthew looks forward to exploring Houston and sharing your stories.
A Katy teenager has one wish for Valentine’s Day, to get his stolen bicycle back.
Javier Sanchez was one of two people shot at Ojos Locos Cantina along the 15000 block of North Freeway early Sunday morning. According to officials from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, a security guard opened fire while trying to close the bar. The security officer told authorities that there had been a fight. Cellphone video FOX 26 obtained from the incident shows chaos and confusion. A second person shot was transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive.
On Sunday, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee honored Boy Scout Troop 426. One of their members, James Williams, planted the seed for the garden project weeks ago.
On Saturday, the Houston Roughnecks played their first game ever. Thousands of fans visited TDECU Stadium for the inaugural game.
According to a Houston attorney, 47-year-old Gilberto Cruz died on February 5. The father of two had been sleeping at his home off Sunwood Drive when the nearby business exploded.
Two days after receiving a termination letter, Dr. Lane described the process as a “witch hunt”.