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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
  • Crashed vehicle

    Witnesses sought in crash that killed three in August

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A single-car accident killed three people in August and five months later, the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office is asking the public for help. District Attorney Pete Weir is looking for people who witnessed the crash or were in the area that night. Investigators have more information and more questions. But the contact information for some witnesses is not the same. The accident happened in Conifer on northbound Highway 285 and South Turkey Creek Road between […]

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    State launches investigation into scalping of DMV appointment times

    DENVER — Colorado’s top lawyer asks for the public’s help to shut down a scam targeting undocumented immigrants. Attorney General Cynthia Coffman says scammers are exploiting the lengthy delays for immigrants to get driver’s licenses. Those delays are the result of just three offices statewide that provide the special licenses: in Grand Junction, Colorado Springs and west Denver. Immigrants say it’s taking about three months to get their licenses after booking  appointments online or by phone. It is a privilege many […]

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    North Korea H-bomb claim: Expert in Colorado knows what it’s like to deal with regime

    DENVER — Skepticism abounds after North Korea boasted about the “spectacular success” of its first-ever hydrogen bomb test. While the U.S. doesn’t think so, some experts say it’s possible the rogue nation conducted a significant nuclear test that didn’t involve an H-bomb. A hydrogen bomb is hundreds of times more powerful than an atomic bomb. One man who dealt with the North Koreans for years and tried reining in their nuclear program lives and works in metro Denver. Chris Hill […]

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    Healthcare worker arrested, accused of unlawful sexual contact

    DENVER — Fort Collins Police arrested a male nurse for allegedly touching a hospital patient sexually. Thomas Mark Moore, a registered nurse, has worked at seven Colorado hospitals in Greeley, Loveland, Fort Collins and Thornton, and one each in Nebraska and Texas, over seven years. Police worry there could be even more victims. He was supposed to care for the sick and injured. But Fort Collins police say Moore instead hurt at least one of his patients. “He was accused […]

  • A tow truck driver tracked down a white van after seeing it strike a child in Denver on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016.

    Tow truck driver tracks down hit-and-run driver

    DENVER — A tow truck driver took on the role of good Samaritan Monday morning when he stopped a driver who had just hit a boy who was crossing the street. The hit-and-run driver was northbound on Yosemite Street and turned left onto East Colfax Avenue about 6:30 a.m., clipping the 10-year-old who was crossing Colfax with his mom. Little could the driver know two complete strangers would step up to bring him to justice. It’s a job that sometimes […]

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    Dog’s barking causing angst for neighbors

      BRIGHTON, Colo. — A new neighbor moves into an Adams County neighborhood and brings with him a furry, four-legged friend with some loud vocal chords. A nearby family says they’re at their wits end over the dog’s incessant barking. But they’re finding it’s not so easy to get the owner to silence the chronic yelping. Jim Siedlecki with Adams County says if a dog barks for 10 minutes, it’s a nuisance violation, and it can take action. Helen Pflaum […]

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    Colorado accusers react to Bill Cosby’s sexual assault charge

    DENVER — After years of accusations by nearly 60 women, for the first time, Cosby faces three charges of aggravated indecent assault for an alleged assault in January 2004. The charges come nearly 12 years after the alleged crime involving a woman who says he drugged and raped her at his home in Philadelphia. It’s a day many other alleged victims never thought would come, including two women from Colorado. It was unexpected because the time to file criminal charges against […]

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    Sheriff’s deputy facing criminal charge in deadly crash

    WELD COUNTY, Colo. — It has been anything but a happy holiday season for a family in Northern Colorado enduring the loss of their father and grandfather. The 74-year-old died in a car accident with a Weld County Sheriff’s deputy last month. Now, we’re learning that deputy is facing a criminal charge for the crash. “It’s hard. We hold back tears,” says Claudia Mercado, the daughter of victim, Jose Mercado-Nova, 74. It was the second greatest loss of their lives […]

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    Other states considering pot legalization look to Colorado’s success

    It’s been two years since the great social experiment called recreational marijuana became legal in Colorado. Oregon and Washington then jumped onboard, and now Alaska has too. Ten other states also want a piece of the pot pie. They are considering ending the prohibition on pot in 2016. Across the country, the prohibition of pot is going up in smoke. Citizens or lawmakers in these 10 states: Nevada, California, Arizona, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, Ohio, Michigan and Connecticut, want […]

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    Denver judge overturns conviction of man who served 29 years in prison for rape

    DENVER — He has sat in prison for nearly 29 years for a crime he says he did not commit. Now, it appears a Denver District Court judge believes him, overturning his conviction. It means 60-year-old Clarence Moses-El could get out of prison any day now. On Monday, Judge Kandace Gerdes vacated his sentence and ordered a new trial. In the meantime, he can be released on $50,000 bond. But Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey must decide whether to try […]