October 2009: Star lets McDonnell use its plane two more times, together worth more than $17,700.
December 2009: Maureen McDonnell asks Star Scientific chief executive Jonnie Williams to pay for a dress for her to wear to her husband's inauguration. A McDonnell aide tells her that she can't do that.
January 2010: Bob McDonnell sworn in as 71st governor of Virginia.
April 2010: Star lets McDonnell's leadership PAC use Williams' plane, travel worth more than $22,000
May 2010: Star again lets the PAC use Williams' plane, travel worth $4,100
July 2010: PAC again uses Williams' plane, travel worth $10,500
October 2010: Williams lets Gov. McDonnell use plane to fly to a political event. During the flight, Williams tells McDonnell that his company needs government help.
November 2010: Secretary of Health and Human Resources Bill Hazel meets with Williams at McDonnell's suggestion. Williams pitches Hazel on his company's new dietary supplement, Anatabloc. Hazel says the meeting is not unusual and nothing comes of it.
February 2011: Gov. McDonnell attends a gathering of doctors and health professionals at The Jefferson Hotel in Richmond and speaks in support of Star Scientific and its products.
April 2011: Williams takes Mrs. McDonnell on a New York shopping trip, spending $19,000 on clothes and jewelry.
May 2011: Mrs. McDonnell tells Williams the McDonnells are in severe financial trouble. She tells Williams they need $15,000 to pay for catering at a daughter's wedding.
Williams writes a $15,000 check for catering at Cailin McDonnell's wedding. He writes a second check, for $50,000, to Maureen McDonnell. Gov. McDonnell later says the catering was a gift to Cailin and the $50,000 was a loan.
Gov. McDonnell and sons charge $2,380 to Williams' account at an exclusive Goochland County golf club.
June 2011: Maureen McDonnell flies to Florida and speaks at a meeting of doctors and investors interested in Anatabloc. She publicly offers the executive mansion for product launch party.
On the same day, she uses more than $30,000 of the money she received from Williams to buy 6,000 shares of stock in Star Scientific.
July 2011: The McDonnells vacation at Williams' house at Smith Mountain Lake. Mrs. McDonnell emails Williams a photo of her husband driving Williams' Ferrari.
August 2011: Mrs. McDonnell tells Williams she would like to get a Rolex for Gov. McDonnell. Williams buys one, engraved "71st Governor of Virginia."
Gov. McDonnell and sons play golf at Williams' Goochland County club; on three separate days they charge nearly $2,800 to Williams' account
Mrs. McDonnell hosts a luncheon at the executive mansion to help launch Anatabloc. The governor attends, he has said to recognize the company for giving research grants to state universities. The company touts the event in a news release.
October 2011: Mrs. McDonnell attends Anatabloc events in Richmond and elsewhere.
December 2011: Mrs. McDonnell sells her shares of Star Scientific stock at a loss of $17,812.56.
January 2012: The governor wears the Rolex during an interview with the Richmond Times-Dispatch. He tells the newspaper it was a Christmas gift from his wife. Sources say the watch is engraved "71st Governor of Virginia."
Gov. McDonnell files his state-mandated financial disclosure form for 2011, indicating that neither he nor his immediate family held more than $10,000 worth of stock in any one company at the end of the year.
Feb. 10, 2012: Mrs. McDonnell sends email to senior member of the governor's staff, telling him to contact Williams, saying "Gov wants to know why nothing has developed w studies after (Williams) gave $200,000."
Feb. 16, 2012: Gov. McDonnell emails Williams about a proposal to use Star Scientific shares to financially help a real estate company the governor and his sister own.
Feb. 17, 2012: Gov. McDonnell emails a top aide: "Pls see me about anatabloc issues at VCU and UVA."
Feb. 29, 2012: Gov. McDonnell and Williams meet to discuss use of 50,000 Star shares (then worth about $150,000) for the real estate firm; that evening Williams attends a dinner for Virginia health care leaders at the executive mansion.
March 6, 2012: Williams writes a $50,000 check for the McDonnells' real estate company, which the governor promises to pay back in three years at 2 percent interest.
March 21, 2012: Gov. McDonnell directs the cabinet secretary responsible for state employee health plans to meet with Williams to talk about Star Scientific products.
May 2012: McDonnell gets an additional $20,000 loan from Williams for the real estate company
August 2012: The McDonnells vacation as Williams' guests in Cape Cod, Mass.
December 2012: Williams gives the McDonnells' eldest daughter, Jeanine, a check for $10,000 as an engagement present. Maureen McDonnell transfers some of her Star shares to children's accounts, bringing her holding below the $10,000 reporting threshold.
January 2013: At Maureen McDonnell's request, Williams provides round-trip airfare for two daughters to attend a bachelorette party in Savannah.
February 2013: The McDonnells apply to refinance loans on the real estate venture's two houses, but don't disclose the loans from Williams.
Federal and state law enforcement officers interview Maureen McDonnell about the first $50,000 loan from Williams and the $15,000 check for wedding catering, after a tip from the former chef at the governor's mansion.
March 2013: Former executive mansion chef and sometime caterer Todd Schneider is indicted, accused of embezzling food. Schneider tells investigators that Williams paid for catering at Cailin McDonnell's wedding.
The Washington Post begins a series of stories about Williams' gifts to the McDonnell family and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli.
Jan. 11, 2014: Gov. McDonnell leaves office as Terry McAuliffe is sworn in as his successor.
Jan. 21, 2014: Gov. Bob McDonnell and wife, Maureen, are indicted on 14 federal felony charges. McDonnell declares innocence, and suggests that the investigation was an attempt to help Democrat McAuliffe defeat Republican Cuccinelli in the race for governor.