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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
  • Olympians preparing for Rio

    US Olympic officials take steps to protect athletes from Zika virus

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Olympic Games are just 72 days out, which means athletes are going all out in their preparation to compete on the world’s largest stage. The Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs invited us to see what it takes to get our athletes ready– and that includes addressing a challenge to their health posed by the location of the 2016 games in Brazil. They are athletes of superior fitness, skill and determination–made better with help of […]

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    Man pleads guilty to killing state trooper in Castle Rock

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — A retired Army colonel pleaded guilty Wednesday afternoon to killing a Colorado State Patrol trooper in November. Eric Henderson, 52, admitted to hitting Trooper Jamie Jursevics, 33, with his flat-bed truck while she directed traffic around an accident on Interstate 25 south of Castle Rock. Henderson had faced five charges; he pleaded guilty to two, vehicular homicide and tampering with evidence. Those charges carry a possible sentence of up to 13 1/2 years in prison or as little as probation. Jursevics had […]

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    Victims killed in I-25 crash identified; possible aggressive driver being sought

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — It was a horrific single-vehicle crash in the heart of rush hour Friday that left three people dead. The names of the victims have been released and the Colorado State Patrol needs help bringing some justice to their grieving families. A photo near the crash site shows they were together in life — and now death. The smiling faces of cousins Timothy Baca, 40, and Simon Mejia, 40, peer from a memorial of flowers, candles and […]

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    Fire victims still can’t return to normal 8 months after fire

    ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — A fire chased away dozens of people from their homes in Arapahoe County last fall. And Wednesday, they said they are no closer to getting back to normal than they were eight months ago. They reached out to FOX31 Denver’s Problem Solvers for help in getting some answers. An entire wing of the Country Club Villas is like a ghost town. No one lives there. But there is a presence of anguish from owners like Michael […]

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    Parents beware: Your kids probably know secret emoji language

    DENVER — It was Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year. And it’s quickly becoming the universal language of the Internet — after Apple included an emoji keyboard on its phones five years ago. It’s estimated 6 billion emojis are sent each day. But the cartoonish, seemingly innocent and playful use of emojis can have a dark side. It’s a new form of communication Sheila Allison and her 12-year-old use regularly. “I work odd hours. When she’s getting ready to go to sleep, […]

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    Brothers who drowned near Lyons identified

    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — The Larimer County Coroner released the names Monday of two children who drowned in Pinewood Springs on Mother’s Day. Paul “Jacob” Foreman, 10, and his brother, Daniel Foreman, 7, attended Laurene Edmondson Elementary in Loveland. Their grandfather, Paul Foreman, of Colorado Springs, said they were at the top of their classes and very well-loved. They were visiting their dad, Jeff Foreman, 45, who lives in Pinewood Springs, having a great time, when fun turned to tragedy. […]

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    Motorcycle deaths on Colorado roads hit all-time high in 2015

    DENVER — Motorcycle fatalities in Colorado at an all-time high. The Colorado Department of Transportation said Wednesday the number of deaths involving motorcycles surpassed triple digits for the first time ever. One-hundred-six people died in motorcycle crashes in 2015. That’s up 11.7 percent from 2014 and 20 percent higher than 2013. The sudden spike prompted CDOT to do something about it. “There’s the thrill of speed,” said long time motorcycle rider Marc Bilker. “An hour on the open road and […]

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    Families say they’re connected by construction contractor nightmare

    DENVER — Several families turned to the Problem Solvers when a contractor they hired to improve their homes left them with big messes — and out tens of thousands of their hard-earned dollars. The families are not hopeful they will see their money again. But they want others to be aware of doing business with the company, Services 5280, run by Kevin Mollo. “The addition was supposed to be here,” said Maureen McLaughlin of Parker, showing where an ADA-compliant 500-square-foot addition to her home […]

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    Armed man shot by officer inside Aurora McDonald’s

    AURORA, Colo. — An officer shot an armed man inside a McDonald’s on Sunday morning, the Aurora Police Department said. It happened in the restroom at a McDonald’s on East Colfax Avenue east of Interstate 225. An employee who didn’t want to be identified said a man had been loitering in and outside the restaurant. Police said when he was told to leave by employees or they would call police, the suspect showed a gun in his waistband and asked, “Who’s going to call police?” […]

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    Identified dog given to wrong person despite chip

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Those tiny animal microchips are marketed as a huge protection to help identify a lost pet. In practice, there has been a sad result. A Westminster family is finding that while their microchip worked, something failed with the animal hospital that scanned their dog. They reached out to the Problem Solvers for help. There are pictures of 1-year-old terrier mix Pepper all around the Naylor’s home. But the puppy isn’t there anymore. “She’s a big part of […]