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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
  • Candy

    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 […]

  • Greeley Central High School (Credit: Google Earth)

    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 […]

  • A worker in hazardous material clothing tests for Ebola. (Credit: CNN)

    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 […]

  • Boulder trailer fire

    Neighbors question how long it took Boulder firefighters to arrive at fire that killed little boy

    BOULDER, Colo.  — Neighbors criticize firefighter response time to a Boulder fire yesterday that killed a little boy. They say it could have made the difference in saving the child’s life. But Boulder Fire says probably nothing could have saved the little boy. Dispatchers got the first 911 call just before 10:23 a.m. Tuesday to the Boulder Meadows Mobile Home Park in the 4900 block of 19th Street. Firefighters arrived at about 10:31 a.m. That’s an eight-minute response time some neighbors […]

  • A massive house fire broke out in Aurora on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.

    Woman dies in natural gas explosion, fire in Aurora home

    AURORA, Colo. — An early-morning fire in Aurora killed a homeowner and spread to a second home. The flames erupted in the 1500 block of S. Paris Ct. near S. Peoria and Mississippi. Neighbors identify the victim as 63-year-old Pamela Tayar. But the coroner has not yet confirmed that and likely won’t until Wednesday or Thursday. The fire broke out about 6 a.m. That’s when neighbors heard an explosion—which fire investigators say was accidentally caused by natural gas. “I was […]

  • Dog in Commerce City, Colo. shot and killed

    No charges will be filed against man who killed neighbor’s dog

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — No criminal charges against a man who shot and killed a family dog in Commerce City Saturday. The decision by the 17th Judicial District Attorney Dave Young deeply disappoints the dog’s owners. The Martinez family had gathered at their home in the 14800 block of E. 116th Ave. for their 5-year-old daughter’s birthday party, when their Lab-mix, Clifford, jumped their fence and attacked a Great Dane- mix. Moments later, a single shot would kill Clifford. And […]

  • Coloradans react to U.S. – Arab coalition launching airstrikes against terrorists in Syria

    DENVER — President Obama says participation of the five Arab nations in airstrikes against ISIS is a victory. A Syrian-American family agrees. But a Middle East experts says, not so fast. Nader Hashemi, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Denver says Obama is making a big deal about the alliance. He thinks it’s overstated. But a Syrian-American welcomes the alliance–anything he says that will help the Syrian people. “It’s about time. It’s about way […]