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The Latest: No video cameras at Greitens' criminal trial

(Source: St. Louis Police Department) (Source: St. Louis Police Department)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Latest on the investigation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

11 a.m.

Video cameras will not be allowed in the courtroom when Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens goes to trial later this month in St. Louis.

Circuit Judge Rex Burlison on Thursday turned down a request from a lawyer working on behalf of several media outlets. But Burlison says he will consider allowing audio and still photos.

Among other things, Burlison cited security concerns and the fact that the woman involved in the affair opposes video cameras in the courtroom.

Greitens faces trial starting May 14 on an invasion of privacy charge stemming from an extramarital affair in 2015, before he was elected. He's accused of taking a partially nude and unauthorized photo of the woman while she was bound and blindfolded in the basement of his home.

Mark Sableman, the attorney for the media organizations that include The Associated Press, says he is disappointed in the ruling, calling video an "anti-spin antidote."

9:30 a.m.

The Missouri House has spent at least $15,000 on court reporters to transcribe its work as it investigates allegations against Gov. Eric Greitens.

Records provided to The Associated Press under the state Sunshine Law cover the first month of work by a special investigatory committee, from early March to early April.

In addition to hiring court reporters, the records show the House had paid $240 to serve subpoenas to several witnesses.

The House committee has continued to work since then.

The panel released a report Wednesday indicating that Greitens used a donor list from a veterans' charity for his political campaign and then filed an Ethics Commission document falsely attributing its source to a campaign aide.

It also released a report last month related to alleged sexual misconduct by Greitens.

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