June 3, 2010 - Blagojevich's trial on corruption charges begins.
August 17, 2010 - The jury in Blagojevich's trial returns its verdict after deliberating for 14 days. He is found guilty of making false statements to federal investigators. The jury is unable to come to a decision on 23 other counts.
February 24, 2011 - A federal judge drops three of 23 corruption charges against Blagojevich.
May 2, 2011 - Blagojevich's retrial begins. June 27, 2011 - The jury comes back with 17 guilty verdicts, one not guilty and 2 counts deadlocked.
July 25, 2011 - Blagojevich files a 158-page motion requesting an acquittal or a new trial, citing fundamentally unfair proceedings.
December 7, 2011 - Sentenced to 14 years in federal prison.
March 15, 2012 - Reports to Federal Correctional Institution Englewood in Colorado to begin serving a 14-year sentence.