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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
  • Clean up after a water pipe burst

    Burst water pipes from the cold a costly and growing problem around metro Denver

    DENVER — Most of us in metro Denver loved our brief warm-up Friday after our record cold, but some homeowners hate it about now. Rising temperatures mean frozen water pipes thaw out. If they burst or leak, it can cause a lot of expensive damage. Applewood Plumbing told us property damage from burst water pipes can be upwards of $50,000. A homeowner in Wheat Ridge will burn through some cash for damage to her home—close to $5,000. “We had a […]

  • Take action to keep pipes from freezing

    Valuable tips will keep your pipes from freezing during the cold snap

    DENVER — Protecting your plumbing is top of mind for many of you as the mercury drops even lower overnight and into Wednesday morning. We got some tips to keep the water flowing from your faucets. “It’s ridiculously cold out there,” says Susan Roberts Frew, owner of Sunshine Plumbing, Heating and Air in Commerce City. Tumbling temperatures into the single digits mean businesses like hers get a hot streak of phone calls about broken heaters. “This morning the phones were […]

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    Confusion about whether nasal flu vaccine works for children

    DENVER — We’re seeing minimal flu cases in Colorado right now. But there is plenty of confusion over the use of nasal vaccines in children. Three studies say AstraZeneca’s FluMist had little to no effect in kids against the swine flu or H1N1 last winter–and it may not work again this year. But so far, the Centers for Disease Control has not changed its recommendation for using the vaccines. Right now, CDC recommends the spray for kids 2 to 8 years […]

  • Channel 2 News reporter Tammy Vigil talks to a University of Denver Student

    DU students warned about stalking incident near campus

    DENVER — Students at the University of Denver were warned to be on alert — as Denver Police Wednesday investigated a reported stalking incident. It happened about 2 a.m. Saturday near the DU campus at South Franklin Street and East Wesley Avenue. Two DU students were heading back to campus, when their trip was interrupted by a stranger in a green Honda following them. “They took off running. They ran into the alley, hid behind some bushes. This guy stopped […]

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    Halloween candy buyback program: Good for kids’ teeth and soldiers overseas

    DENVER — All your little ghosts and goblins probably pulled in a good haul of candy Friday night. And while they are, no doubt, delighted you might be less enthusiastic about all that sugar. But a Halloween Candy Buyback program can help you get rid of some of that cache of confections. Candy are the wages kids earn going door-to-door on Halloween. But those gains can make parents worry about their kids losing teeth. “Sugar is bad for your teeth. […]

  • Two women were found shot and dead inside an apartment complex late Wednesday night, Oct. 29, 2014.

    Two women shot to death inside Denver apartment; suspect in custody

    DENVER — Two young women were gunned down and murdered at a Denver apartment. The suspect is one of the victim’s roommate. Jose King, 22, is now behind bars. It happened late Wednesday night at the French Quarter apartments near Parker Road and I-225 in Denver. The victims were only 19 and 22 years old. Neighbors say they never saw this coming. The roommates were not boyfriend or girlfriend—and they always saw them happy together. “This is definitely a tragic […]

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    Charges possible after Greeley student allegedly assaults 2 teachers

    GREELEY, Colo. — At any school, teachers teach students. But at Greeley Central High School in Greeley, two teachers say they defended themselves from a fight from a 16-year-old sophomore. “There was a student who refused to take off his hat or beanie,” says senior Alexander Pattiani. Weld County School District 6 confirms what students say–that a teacher in a hallway Monday asked a student to take off his hat, the student started cussing, the teacher then grabbed the hat […]

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    Colorado health department lays out response plan for Ebola

    DENVER — We’re learning more about Colorado’s preparedness and response should the Ebola virus make its way into our state. Leaders in health care and travel are sharing their plans to prevent the virus from spreading here. “This is the largest Ebola outbreak in history,” says Dr. Larry Wolk, who heads the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The virus has killed 4,555 people so far–just one in the United States, with two other people recovering. But a group […]

  • Allen B. wins $1 million from Colo. Lottery

    Man’s losing Colorado lottery ticket wins $1 million

    THORNTON, Colo. — Colorado’s newest millionaire wins instant riches through a losing scratch ticket. The 30-year-old Thornton husband and father got the surprise of his life Wednesday at work,  when the Colorado Lottery showed up unannounced. It was a slight source of irritation. “He just kept bringing them home and I was like, ‘You gotta stop,” laughs Allen B.’s wife, Lorena. Her husband kept buying Monopoly Millionaire scratch tickets at $20 a pop. “And he had 256 of them,” chimes […]

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    Georgia court ruling could hold parents responsibile for what kid posted online

    DENVER — An appeals court ruling in Georgia could put parents across the country—and here in Colorado–on notice about their kids’ online activity. The ruling marks a legal precedent on the issue of a parents’ responsibility when it comes to what their kids do online. “Random kids were telling. Sorry. It makes me upset. They were telling her that she should kill herself. That she was ugly. That she was awful,” says Highlands Ranch mother, Naomi Lowell. She was floored […]