stay lifted

SCOTS lifts stay, clears way for execution

Set for 6:00 PM Thursday in Atmore.

MONGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The Latest on the execution of an Alabama inmate scheduled for Thursday (all times local): 10:20 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court has lifted the stay on an Alabama execution that had been scheduled for this week. The court late Tuesday vacated an emergency stay that had been granted Friday to Robert Melson. The 11th U.S. Circuit…