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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
  • Sexual assault survivors tell stories at state Capitol

    Survivors of sex assault find new way to heal by sharing stories with worldwide audience

    DENVER — Survivors of sex assault in Colorado are finding a new way to heal by sharing their stories with an infinite audience. Today, they shared a new tool with dozens who crowded into the State Capitol for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. “My grandfather started sexually abusing me at the age of 10,” said Suzy, a sexual assault survivor. They are words that once wounded. “On December 17, 2010, a man raped me and tried to kill me,” said Alyssa, […]

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    Quest for a new kidney gets a big boost from the Internet for Henderson woman

    HENDERSON, Colo. — A Henderson couple with admittedly limited social media skills can’t say enough about its ability to help them with a kidney transplant. “I didn’t even know about Reddit,” said Michelle Stewart, who is on an organ donor waiting list through the University of Colorado Hospital. “I’m a construction worker. I do masonry work for a living,”  Michelle’s husband, Bob said. He is used to building houses. But building a lifeline for his 50-year-old wife is a first. […]

  • East Colfax Avenue in Denver

    Businesses along stretch of Colfax in Denver hire safety manager

    DENVER — Playboy Magazine once called Colfax Avenue “the longest, wickedest street in America.” Now, business owners on this main street are getting help to better thrive on part of this 26-mile long street. The businesses along a 22-block stretch of Colfax have hired a safety manager. That man who has yet to be identified will focus on reducing crime–which should improve safety for businesses and their customers. At Billy’s Gourmet Hot Dogs, there’s plenty good to eat. But outside, […]

  • Inside a sewer pipe

    Scientists: We’re flushing gold and other valuables into sewers

    DENVER — Sewage is probably the last place you’d expect to find a source of valuable metals. But a new report from the U.S. Geological Survey says gold and other precious metals are turning up at wastewater plants. The report was released at the 249th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society this week in Denver. But don’t plan a treasure hunt just yet. That’s because the pieces of gold and other precious metals are microscopic. They typically […]

  • Tiny device can help women fight off an attacker

    Denver woman uses technology to help all women fight back against an attacker

    DENVER — One in five women in America will be sexually assaulted in her lifetime. It is a sad statistic that a Denver woman  hopes to change with the help of technology. Tuesday night, Jacqueline Ros launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $75,000 to fund Revolar. It is a new personal security device that’s so small it’s the size of a quarter. They say necessity is the mother of invention. “It came from a really difficult experience from my family,” […]

  • Bruco Eastwood

    Accused shooter of 2 middle school students granted supervised visits into community

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A court ruling Friday allows a man who shot and injured two middle school students five years ago to return to the community. Bruco Strong Eagle Eastwood has been confined to the state mental hospital since his trial in 2011. A prosecutor in Jefferson County court objected to Eastwood’s motion he be allowed supervised visits into the community. But a judge granted Eastwood’s motion. It’s a first step that could eventually lead to his total freedom. […]

  • Rendering of park over future I-70 in Swansea neighborhood

    CDOT looking for partners to build $1 billion I-70 East project through Denver

    DENVER — A bigger and better I-70 through east Denver and Aurora is headed closer to reality. The Colorado Department of Transportation Wednesday took an important step in getting the more than $1 billion project underway. It’s hosting a two-day forum for the industries that want to build the improved interstate. I-70 East is one of the most heavily traveled and congested roads in Colorado. Up to 205,000 vehicles a day travel the 12-mile stretch from I-25 to I-225. And […]

  • Crash at 25th and Chambers Rd. killed 2 in Aurora, Colo. Photo: Aurora Police Department

    Police: Alcohol, excessive speed may be part of crash that killed 2 in Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. — Two young men are dead, the victims of a single-car rollover crash Friday afternoon in Aurora. Two women survived the crash, but one was fighting for her life. It happened about 12:20 p.m. on Chambers Road and East 25th Place. “I heard screeching,” witness Dominik Fontana said. It brought him outside of his job next to the crash site. He said a tire flew over the wall at Ready-Mixed Concrete. “It was laying in our parking lot,” […]

  • Teen groped in Park Hill neighborhood of Denver

    Suspect hiding behind tree gropes teen while she walks from school in Park Hill

    DENVER — A warning for parents and their kids. Denver Police say a stranger groped a teenager as she walked home from school Wednesday. This is another in a string of gropings in that area. The teenaged girl was walking home in the Park Hill neighborhood in broad daylight about 4:30 p.m. She didn’t see the suspect until it was too late because he was hiding behind a tree at 19th Avenue and Kearney Street. In a neighborhood full of […]

  • Kids walking alone in Maryland

    Kids walking home alone raise controversy, cause debate, get parents in trouble

    DENVER — Child Protective Services has found two Maryland parents responsible for unsubstantiated child neglect for letting their two kids walk home alone. The children are a girl, 6, and boy, 10. The decision raises questions in Colorado about whether officials in Maryland got it right or wrong. The children at the center of controversy walk home much like they did in December when police stopped the kids in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland, after someone reported that they were alone. The […]