FORT HOOD, Texas (KXAN) - The soldier accused of trying to bomb Fort Hood soldiers is preparing to stand trial on Monday.
This comes after Naser Abdo's deadline to make a plea deal passed Tuesday at 5 p.m.
A deal was reportedly in the works, since an earlier deadline for a plea deal had been delayed.
Abdo has been behind bars since police arrested him in Killeen near Fort Hood on July 27.
A gun store clerk alerted police to his suspicious behavior after the 21-year-old bought ingredients for an explosive device.
The gun store was the same place police said Army psychiatrist Nidal Malik Hasan visited before going on a shooting rampage on the military post.
Maj. Nidal Hasan
Hasan is the man charged in the deadly November 2009 attack, charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder and 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder.
Hasan's lead attorney, John Galligan, stepped down July 20 from the case temporarily, the same day a trial date was set for March 5.
Galligan's announcement came shortly before Hasan's first court appearance since it was announced he would face the death penalty.
The expected winter weather has delayed initial construction work on MoPac until the rain and cold temperatures pass through.
A teacher from Texas was shot and killed while jogging in Benghazi, Libyan officials confirmed Thursday.
Family and friends held a vigil Wednesday at the State Capitol in hopes that a Bastrop man can win a new trial.
A bitterly cold arctic air mass plunging through Central Texas is breaking temperature records, and will be followed by a dangerous, potentially damaging ice storm.
The HealthCare.gov website is working more smoothly for central Texans.
City leaders in West Lake Hills discussed the ongoing concern with the city's water system Wednesday night. The problems arise when water is needed most; fighting fires.