Good morning. Here are the top headlines from NBC News:
1. Man Shot by Police in Ferguson on Michael Brown Anniversary
The man is said to be in critical condition. Police say he fired on officers in an unmarked car. Police deployed tear gas before dawn to disperse protesters marking one year since the shooting death of Michael Brown. Read more in NEWS.
2. NBC Poll Finds Donald Trump Still Leads After Debate
If his remarks about Fox News debate moderator Megyn Kelly are hurting him with Republican voters, it’s not showing in the numbers. An NBC News poll finds Trump with 23 percent — 10 points ahead of Sen. Ted Cruz. Read more from MEET THE PRESS.
3. Lawyer: Police Account of Teen’s Killing ‘Ridiculous’
The family lawyer said the official account of the shooting death of Zachary Hammond, 19, is “offensive.” The teenager was unarmed when he was killed by police in South Carolina last month. Read more in NEWS.
4. NFL Legend Frank Gifford Dies at 84
The Hall of Famer and longtime “Monday Night Football” analyst died of natural causes at his home in Connecticut. Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement that Gifford helped build the popularity of the modern NFL. Read more in NEWS.
5. Families Call Off Search for Florida Teens
The decision comes more than two weeks after Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, both 14, disappeared with their fishing boat. The Coast Guard called off its search a week ago. Read more in NEWS.
6. Shots Fired Near U.S. Consulate in Turkey
Witnesses and local media said at least one assailant opened fire near the diplomatic facility in Istanbul, setting off a gunfight with police. Police sources told NBC News that a woman was detained but a man fled. Read more in NEWS.
7. Alabama Mayor Recounts Assault
Mayor Larry Barton of Talladega said he was beaten with a sawed-off shotgun outside his part-time barbershop job by his former radio co-host. “He would’ve killed me,” the mayor told NBC News from his hospital room. Read more in NEWS.