July 11, 1998 - Andrews, North Carolina health food store owner George Nordmann tells authorities that Rudolph came to his Nantahala home July 7 asking to buy food and other supplies. He says that at first he agreed, and then changed his mind.
October 14, 1998 - Rudolph is formally charged with the bombings at Centennial Olympic Park, New Woman Clinic, and the Otherside nightclub.
May 31, 2003 - Rudolph is captured and arrested in Murphy, North Carolina by 21-year-old rookie police officer Jeff Postell.
June 3, 2003 - Rudolph pleads not guilty at an arraignment hearing.
April 8, 2005 - Rudolph agrees to plead guilty to all charges against him in exchange for life sentences with no possibility of parole.
April 13, 2005 - Pleads guilty to the Birmingham, Alabama abortion clinic bombing.
April 13, 2005 - Pleads guilty to the three Atlanta area bombings in Georgia, then releases an 11-page statement blaming the violence on the legalization of abortion and denies that he is an anarchist.
July 18, 2005 - U.S. District Judge Lynwood Smith sentences Rudolph to two life terms in connection with the January 1998 Birmingham bombing.
August 22, 2005 - Rudolph apologizes to his victims and their families for his 1996 bombing of Centennial Olympic Park while appearing in court for sentencing. He does not apologize for any of the other attacks to which he has confessed. He is sentenced to serve a total of four consecutive sentences of life in prison plus 120 years for the attacks. He is currently incarcerated at the Supermax prison in Florence, Colorado.