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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
  • Kids walking alone in Maryland

    Kids walking home alone raise controversy, cause debate, get parents in trouble

    DENVER — Child Protective Services has found two Maryland parents responsible for unsubstantiated child neglect for letting their two kids walk home alone. The children are a girl, 6, and boy, 10. The decision raises questions in Colorado about whether officials in Maryland got it right or wrong. The children at the center of controversy walk home much like they did in December when police stopped the kids in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland, after someone reported that they were alone. The […]

  • Taking a walk in Denver's City Park

    Safety alert issued about suspect groping women in Denver City Park

    DENVER — A safety alert about a string of gropings in and near City Park. The suspect description is a little vague right now as is the number of women he’s groped. Visitors to the park say they go there to walk, workout or enjoy the view. And now they have to closely watch their backs. This place of natural beauty and calm is interrupted by the turbulence of a stranger sexually touching several women after approaching them from behind. […]

  • Isaac Wak Wak

    One month later, Stock Show hit-and-run victim struggling to recover

    DENVER — A Denver man remained bed-ridden for almost a month now after a driver hit him and left him for dead. It happened the last day of the Denver Stock Show Jan. 25. Thirty days later, the 71-year-old is barely on the road to recovery. “It’s something I wouldn’t wish on my rottenest enemy,” says Isaac Wak Wak, an active member of the Colville Native American tribe. It’s hard to imagine lying in a bed for 30 days straight–with […]

  • Teen assaulted near Iliff and Peoria in Aurora

    Police: Teen girl attacked, sexually assaulted in busy part of Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. — A warning from Aurora Police about a predator who sexually assaulted a teenager over the weekend. It happened about 8:30 p.m. Saturday in the area of East Iliff Avenue and South Peoria Street. We’re told a stranger grabbed the girl in a parking lot near the busy intersection and assaulted her near a shuttered restaurant. Aurora Police won’t confirm that. But they say they need the public’s help finding the suspect. A constant rumble of traffic can’t […]

  • Potholes in metro Denver

    Pothole problems pop up around metro Denver

    DENVER — You no doubt have run into them on your drive around metro Denver. A pothole even shut down one lane of I-70 Tuesday morning as crews worked to fill it. And don’t expect much relief from them for a while. “They’re a nuisance. They’re hard to deal with,” driver Debbie Benjamin said. They hide in plain sight, laying in wait for unsuspecting drivers, like Benjamin. “It’s horrible potholes, your car clunk, clunk, clunks every minute,” she says about […]

  • Fire at Ulysses Senior Housing in Golden, Colo. Photo courtesy: Golden Fire Department

    Investigation underway into death of elderly woman and fire in Golden

    GOLDEN, Colo. — A fire at a senior living complex in Golden killed one woman Friday. The fire at Ulysses Senior Housing, at West 12th Avenue and Ulysses Street was contained to the woman’s patio home. Firefighters say there were flames when they arrived and that she was deceased when they got there. Investigators couldn’t say Friday night if it was the fire that killed her. “We are not sure if the fire caused the death. That will be part […]

  • University of Denver

    DU community alerted after student was ‘forcibly fondled’

    DENVER — A warning was issued to DU students about a stranger who forcibly fondled a student Tuesday night. In recent years, we’ve reported on a string of forcible fondlings where a suspect grabs the butts of female students and runs off. But this time, the suspect reached in front of the victim. It happened about 10 p.m. Tuesday as a student walked westbound on East Iliff Avenue near South York Street. “I walk home alone at night usually,” says DU […]

  • Isasc Wak Wak

    Man severely injured by hit-and-run driver at Stock Show; Police search for suspect

    DENVER — A Denver man hit by a car asks for help to find the driver who left him for dead Sunday night. Isaac Wak Wak, 71, is recovering at Denver Health Medical Center with multiple broken bones. He was run over as he walked to his car after the Denver Stock Show about 6 p.m. “He has this beautiful smile on him. It’s contagious,” Wak Wak’s sister, Diane Yankton said. But Wak Wak’s shining smile is overshadowed right now […]

  • Cone zones

    Construction industry seeks workers, hopes to hire 6,000 this year

    DENVER — As if you couldn’t tell by looking around. The construction industry predicts a big year in 2015–but that also means big challenges. A new survey by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC of America) shows the construction industry ready to hire the most workers in 10 years. The problem is there are not enough workers to fill the jobs. A symphony of construction work is music to the ears of our economy. “Residential building is going very […]

  • loveland

    2 people die after falling through thin ice in Evergreen and Loveland

    DENVER — Two deaths within just one day along the Front Range. Their common factor is thin ice. A 4-year-old girl died after plunging into an icy pond in Loveland  Wednesday night. Then, Thursday, a 67-year-old Idledale man died after falling into Evergreen Lake. Their deaths may be a warning to us all. Greg Henika, 67, fell through a weak spot in the ice, while driving an ATV on Evergreen Lake about 9:30 a.m. He’d been marking spots for an […]