FOX 26 News Brief for August 9, 2018

A shark bit an Alvin man near Crystal Beach at about 10 a.m. Thursday. The 42-year-old was reported to be in stable condition when he was rushed to UTMB.

Early voting is underway in Harris County for a historic $2.5 billion bond measure aimed at fixing the county's flooding problems.

Family members of Ali Irsan are trying to convince jurors to spare his life, as the punishment phase of the so-called honor killings trial is wrapping up.

It's been more than three weeks since Brittany Burfield's alleged killer was charged with murder, but to this day her body has not been found. Burfield's mother, sister and friends continue to search the Third Ward for her body.

The South Texas College of Law Houston's free legal clinic is helping parents of special needs children get the services they need from their child's school through mediation. If that doesn't work, they will take it to court, all free of charge. Parents of special needs children who need help can call 713-646-2990.