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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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    CDOT launches tire safety program, ‘Operation TireSafe’

    DENVER — CDOT launches a program to promote tire safety after too many drivers were spinning their wheels in the High Country. On a single day last year, CDOT found 86-percent of vehicles stranded on I-70 had bald or worn tires. So CDOT is taking action to keep the wheels of transportation moving forward in the  mountains. It’s as common as snow in the mountains.   The flakes fall–and traffic stalls. “We’ve all been stuck in those 2,3,4 hour trips […]

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    Colorado becomes first state to fund research to show benefits of medical marijuana

    DENVER — Colorado became a pioneer in funding research that shows the benefits of medical marijuana Wednesday. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment approved more than $8 million to pay for several research projects. The money to fund the medical research comes from application fees from medical marijuana patients. Some of them say using the money this way is nothing less than stealing. And now they’re suing the Board of Health to stop them. The Turner family comes […]

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    2 teens hit by driver in crosswalk going to school in Northglenn

    NORTHGLENN, Colo. — Two boys on their way to class Tuesday morning never made it. A driver hit them in a cross walk just three blocks from their middle school in Northglenn. It happened about 7:40 a.m. at the intersection of E. 112th Avenue and Larson Drive.  The 24-year-old driver is cooperating with police. “It is pretty heavily traveled by kids in the area,” said Cmdr. Ian Lopez with Northglenn Police. The impact knocked the 13- and 14-year-old boys out […]

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    Police: Child abduction report was falsified

    HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — A 12-year-old girl who claimed four men attempted to kidnap her Friday evening was not telling the truth, detectives from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office now believe. The 12-year-old girl said the incident happened about 4 p.m. as she walked in the area of Maximus Drive and Zeus Place in Highlands Ranch. “What was reported was there were four Hispanic males. They were in a dark-colored sedan, described possibly as silver. And basically, these individuals tried to […]

  • Police arrest worker at Denver International Airport for theft of gift cards from luggage

    DENVER — A thief played a Grinch trying to steal Christmas from several families. And now, he’s behind bars. Gregory Gauna, 23, works at Denver International Airport for a third-party contractor and police say somehow he was able to swipe more than a thousand dollars in gift cards from a checked bag at the airport. “Everything was perfect,” says Jodi McBroom about her trip home Sunday from Denver to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, after a memorable visit with her military son Devin […]

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    Lakewood couple says it’s time to keep daylight saving

    DENVER — It’s a task all of us (sometimes begrudgingly) have to do twice a year. Now a Lakewood man and his wife want to save you the trouble of turning your clocks back and forward for daylight saving time. State legislators have tried to tinker with daylight saving time in the past. Now for the first time, citizens are pushing for a change through the ballot initiative process. Sean Johnson and his wife, Teri, submitted a proposal to the […]

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    Police warn DU students after 6th armed robbery, cases appear to be connected

    DENVER — Another University of Denver student was robbed at gunpoint Monday night near campus, bringing the number of robbery victims to six in just one month. Police believe the cases are likely connected, but suspect descriptions are vague. Campus safety personnel and Denver Police are beefing up their presence at the school. The victims are both men and women, all of them DU students. And now the university is using education to keep its students safe. Falling leaves are […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]