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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
  • 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 […]

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    Family wants help finding person who fired stray bullet that killed their father at campsite

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office identified a man Monday who was killed by what appears to be a stray bullet while camping with his family over the Fourth of July weekend. Glenn Martin, 60, died about 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 3 at Rainbow Falls Park near Woodland Park. His family spoke to the media Monday for the first time, making an emotional plea for help finding the person who fired that bullet. They are heartbroken. Not […]

  • Lakewood fire damages apartments, sends residents scrambling

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — It’s been a real bad day for about a dozen people in Lakewood. First, their landlord forced them out of their homes. Then, a ferocious fire sent them scrambling for safety. It happened about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 1400 block of Harlan Street. The fire broke out in a storage building situated between two apartment buildings. And that was a big worry for firefighters as they raced to keep it from spreading and endangering the many lives […]

  • Task force receives hundreds of tips after vehicle sketch released

    LOVELAND, Colo. — The multiagency task force in charge of finding the suspect behind random shootings in Northern Colorado has received hundreds of tips after releasing a sketch of a vehicle of interest Tuesday. The sketch was released after a person was shot at near Denver Avenue and East Eisenhower Boulevard in Loveland. That was about two miles from where Bill Connole was shot and killed at East First Street and St. Louis Avenue later that night. The person shot at […]

  • Dog survives fall onto highway at 70 mph

    DENVER — It’s the summer driving season and with that comes certain dangers for your family. Utah woman visiting the Denver area learned that the hard way. Her road trip almost ended in tragedy when her dog fell out the window on a highway. Rowdy isn’t really living up to his name right now, as he rests on a couch in Brighton. “Unreal. No broken legs. No internal injuries,” says Diane Stoebe of Springville, Utah, of her 5-year-old Eskimo Husky. […]