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.
Six cyclists were run over by a pickup truck along old 290, roughly 2 miles west of Waller. In total, four of the cyclists had to be taken to area hospitals, including 2 by helicopter.
Authorities throughout the Houston area are investigating at least four separate shootings involving teens, just since Monday.
So far, more than 200 Haitians have been brought to a holding facility in north Harris County. FOX 26's Matthew Seedorff has more.
A violent home invasion in Sugar Land was caught on camera, where two armed men forced their way into a woman's home before robbing her.
Preparations are underway across Texas as Hurricane Nicholas surges closer to the coast. Some flood-prone areas could receive more than a foot of rain.
A Houston fireman was in New York City Saturday to honor the life of his twin brother who died on September 11, 2001 as a NYC fireman.
After several years, the Army Corps of Engineers finalized the estimated $29 billion plan. A portion of the project, known as the Ike Dike, has been discussed since Hurricane Ike made landfall over Galveston in 2008.
"I’m for vaccines, but I cannot tell my employees to get vaccinated," said Sam Zavary, CEO of Exclusive Furniture in Houston. "This kind of puts us in a hard position where we’re mandated to tell them."
Family members say 23-year-old William Yah Escaño is the suspect who took his own life Thursday after shooting and killing his mother, step-father, and 2 young siblings Sunday. Police believe he then set their SW Houston home on fire.
On Sunday, Houston firefighters responded to a house fire call along Imogene Street near Bissonnet and South Gessner. Once inside the home, authorities discovered the Escano family shot to death.