Blagojevich Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

December 7, 2011 Updated Dec 7, 2011 at 3:15 PM EDT

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Blagojevich Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

December 7, 2011 Updated Dec 7, 2011 at 3:15 PM EDT

Rod Blagojevich is going to prison.

The 55-year-old former Illinois governor was sentenced to 14 years in prison on Wednesday after being convicted on felony corruption charges, according to the Chicago Tribune.

According to the Tribune story, Blagojevich -- who does not have to report to prison until Feb. 16 -- will actually serve just under 12 years under federal rules.

Read the Chicago Tribune story HERE.