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Tammy Vigil was born, raised, and educated here in Denver, CO. She joined FOX 31 News from KGUN-TV (ABC) in Tucson, AZ where she was weekend anchor and reporter. Previous experience includes being morning anchor/reporter at KRDO-TV (ABC) in Colorado Springs, CO, reporter for KFSM-TV (CBS) in Ft. Smith, AR and KJCT-TV (ABC) in Grand Junction, CO.

She interned for KUSA-TV ( NBC) in Denver, CO and was news editor and writer for the UNC Mirror in Greeley, CO. Tammy earned a bachelor of arts in journalism and mass communication with a minor in political science from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. She graduated with honors.

On her hidden talents…

“I’ve become quite skilled at flawlessly applying my makeup while in the news van, barreling down the road, over speed bumps and pot holes. Some people poke their eye out doing this!”

Recent Articles
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    Students warned after stalking incident in broad daylight on Auraria campus

    DENVER — Students got a warning about a frightening crime on the Auraria Campus Tuesday. Police are investigating a stranger who stalked and then grabbed a female student. The bold move happened in broad daylight while the student walked on campus with a friend. Her feeling that she was being followed turned out to be true. It was an unwanted education in the crime of stalking. A student and her friend noticed a man following them from the Tivoli Student […]

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    Widow battles Wells Fargo to get beneficiary funds from deceased husband’s account

    ARVADA, Colo. — An Arvada widow is in a battle with her deceased husband’s bank to get her beneficiary funds. You won’t believe how long she’s been waiting. That widow said she was at her wit’s end with trying to get the money that is rightfully hers. She finally contacted the Problem Solvers for help. Sharon Pallatt’s husband, Jay, died in February 2013. Four months later, in June, she closed all their accounts with Wells Fargo–except for one. That’s only […]

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    Chuck E. Cheese killer, Aurora theater shooting gunman cases have similarities

    DENVER — He represented one of the last three men on Colorado’s death row — until Gov. John Hickenlooper granted a temporary reprieve to Chuck E. Cheese killer Nathan Dunlap. Criminal defense lawyer Phil Cherner has been there before, representing a convicted killer who faced a future with lethal injection. Now, he’s sharing his thoughts on the state’s latest death penalty case and the grief it has brought to so many. The James Holmes jury said no to the death […]

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    Little girl drowns in pool while at friend’s birthday party in Windsor

    WINDSOR, Colo. — A birthday celebration turned tragic in Windsor over the weekend. A four-year-old drowned at a family friend’s swimming pool Saturday night about 7:20 p.m. Windsor Police are still investigating. We’re told all of the kids were out of the pool at 18 Orchid Court in Windsor. The group of about 30 had just finished eating and were about to cut the birthday cake of a 9-year-old boy, when the little girl slipped away and got into the […]

  • Auto repair shops rank high on the bureau's list of common complaints. Go to www.bbb.org; the information you find might help you figure out which shops to avoid.  Also, besides the BBB there are several consumer base web sites that post complaints.

    The top 10 complaints reported by consumers in 2014

    DENVER — Top 10 lists usually showcase the best of the best. But today the Consumer Federation of America” released a list that features the worst. The list shows the top complaints made to local and state consumer agencies. “He said he’d start within two weeks, then three weeks. He’s not answering phone calls,” says Kathy Varone. She knows firsthand about the problems associated with the home improvement/construction industry.  A roofer she hired installed a roof that failed inspection twice—and […]

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    Moms worried they may never see photos of newborns from Groupon deal

    DENVER — They are photographs that only come along just once in a lifetime. A first-time mom was excited to see the professional photographs of her newborn son. But now Ryan Howard wonders if a Groupon deal was nothing more than a ripoff. The business is called A MoMent Photography by Amy Barlow in Lakewood. On her website, Barlow vows to capture preciously fleeting moments in time, preserving memories for generations to come. “He was born on June 5 of […]

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    West Nile virus takes a bite out of yet another Colorado county

    BOULDER, Colo. — Boulder joins Denver, Jefferson, Larimer, Pueblo and Weld counties with mosquitoes that have tested positive for the potentially deadly virus. Boulder County Public Health says those traps have also been collecting a higher number of mosquitos than normal. The danger lurks beyond an electrical box at Christensen Park. It’s born of standing water–and hungry for humans and animals. “My first reaction had expletives,” laughs Rachel Hooker, about how she felt when she learned the virus moved in […]

  • Scene of deadly police shooting in Denver. July 12, 2015

    Mother of man killed in police shooting regrets calling officers for help

    DENVER — We’re hearing for the first time from the mother of a man shot and killed by Denver Police Sunday night. It was her plea for help that brought police to her door–and eventually led to her son’s death. “I can’t believe this is happening,” Lynn Eagle Feather said. She can’t help but regret calling police Sunday–after her son, Paul Castaway, threatened her with a knife at her home. “He didn’t stab me in the neck. He was drunk. […]

  • Witnesses, surveillance video provide conflicting information in deadly police shooting

    DENVER — There is conflicting information regarding an officer-involved shooting Sunday night in Denver between what a family says surveillance video shows and what police say happened. Police shot and killed a man they say charged at them with a knife. But witnesses and surveillance video say otherwise. The manager of Capital City Mobile Home Park at 4501 West Kentucky Avenue has the video. He wouldn’t give it to FOX31 Denver to show to everyone, buy he did show it […]

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    Father accused of killing his baby boy is registered sex offender

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A Westminster man accused of killing his own baby in May is a registered sex offender on parole. Matthew Burry, 33, appeared in Adams County Court Tuesday where a judge set his case over for a preliminary hearing in October. A news viewer tipped us off about Burry’s criminal past. That viewer questioned how a sex offender could be allowed contact with an infant. It’s a good question we looked into. But the answers were not easy […]