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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    Denver family warns others about dangers of legal herbal stimulant

    DENVER — It’s an herbal stimulant that you can buy online or in smoke shops around Colorado. But one Denver family wants you to know that Kratom could kill you. It killed their son, husband and father, they said. Guy Garcia was only 36 when he collapsed at his parent’s home and never regained consciousness. […]

  • Police look for vehicle wanted in Arvada ammunition theft

    $100,000 of ammunition stolen from Arvada gun store

    ARVADA, Colo. — It’s something police don’t want in the wrong hands. And they need your help catching the criminals who stole more than $100,000 in ammunition and gun accessories in Arvada last Thursday. Forget breaking into the actual store whose big, bold letters scream guns and ammo at 6770 W. 52nd Ave. All the […]

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    Man who died in fiery Longmont crash remembered at vigil

    LONGMONT, Colo. — Friends and family gathered in Longmont Thursday night in the same place where a man died in a fiery crash. About 100 people united for a candlelight vigil for 34-year-old Carlos Bustillos. In life, Bustillos’ family and friends were always waiting for him. “Everyone was just waiting for his truck to come […]

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    Pickup truck crashes into Longmont building, sparks fire that kills driver

    LONGMONT, Colo. — A Longmont family mourns the loss of a husband and father, after he crashed his truck into a building and ignited a fire Wednesday. His two children were with him—but escaped injury. It happened about 4 p.m. at 110 S. Bowen Circle, off Boston Avenue. Police say the victim stopped at a […]

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    Denver Parks & Rec worker accused in at least 2 shooting incidents

    DENVER — Denver Police say a Parks and Recreation employee is the suspect in at least two shootings that may be gang related. They arrested Damion Baca, 33, for attempted murder Monday. His arrest raises questions of how the city of Denver could hire someone who is an admitted gang member with an extensive criminal […]

  • Family, friends of 11-year-old killed in hit-and-run raise funds for funeral

    Family and friends of a young boy killed in a hit-and-run accident came together Saturday to help with the sudden and unexpected costs. Eleven-year-old Mike Espinosa died after a hit-and-run crash in Denver Feb. 16. It looked like your typical car wash in a parking lot off Sheridan and Jewell in Lakewood Saturday. Aside from […]

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    Coloradans with ties to Ukraine hold vigil to pray for end to bloodshed

    DENVER — Coloradans with close ties to the violence in the Ukraine come together Thursday night to pray for an end to the bloodshed. Thursday marked the deadliest day yet of the three-month battle between protestors and the government. It’s a political crisis resonating more than 5,600 miles away. Dozens packed inside Our Lord Ukrainian […]

  • Denver police arrest 3 linked to armed robberies; Searching for more suspects

    DENVER — Denver police arrested three teenagers, and were looking for two more people, after a rush-hour chase in the southwest part of the city Tuesday morning. Police spokesman Sonny Jackson said the three suspects, all juveniles, are believed to have been involved in a series of robberies over the past 5 to 6 weeks. […]

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    Father protests to save the life of his son’s killer

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — The father of a murdered prison guard went to court Thursday to try to save the life of his son’s killer. Bob Autobee publicly protested the death penalty outside the Douglas County Courthouse last month. Now, he wants to take that protest inside his son’s killer’s trial. This would be the […]

  • CDOT conducts avalanche blasting to make mountain roads safe

    CDOT works to bring down avalanches to keep mountain roads safe

    DENVER — The Colorado Department of Transportation takes on Mother Nature in triggering avalanches near I-70 and the Eisenhower Tunnel Wednesday. The goal is to alleviate the unstable snow loads on their terms, instead of waiting until they naturally fall — and potentially hurt someone. The risk for further avalanches was “considerable” Wednesday. And another […]

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    Suspected norovirus sickens 100 students in Broomfield

    BROOMFIELD, Colo. — About 100 students were out of class at Legacy High School on Wednesday, apparently stricken with norovirus, the school district reported. Some 54 remained out of class on Thursday, said Pat Hamilton, Executive Director of Operations for Adams 12 Five Star Schools. The illness has not been fully confirmed as norovirus, but officials were […]

  • Bitter cold closes ice rink in downtown Denver

    Plunging temperatures mean discomfort and danger rise

    DENVER — Denver saw a low of 19 below zero Wednesday. And the high didn’t hover above zero. These tumbling temperatures meant the discomfort and danger for people exposed to it rose. The city of Denver so concerned about the safety of people at Southwest Ice Rink in Skyline Park closed it today. A lot of […]

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    Deputies investigate Highlands Ranch shooting as murder, suicide

    HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — A mother and her teenaged son are dead in Highlands Ranch after what the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said could be the result of a murder/suicide. Another relative was injured after jumping out a window to escape the violence. At about 7:30 p.m., deputies were called out to 520 Fox Hunt Circle, […]

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    Denver police search for indecent exposure suspect

    DENVER — Two female students learned about wrongdoing in addition to reading, writing and arithmetic Wednesday morning when a man exposed himself to them near an elementary school. It happened about 8 a.m. near Eagleton Elementary at 8th and Hooker Streets, according to the Denver Police Department. The school sent out letters Wednesday afternoon informing parents […]

  • Emergency personnel respond to the scene at Standley Lake High School. (Photo: Twitter / @xoMichalaxo)

    School resumes Wed. at Standley Lake H.S. after suicide attempt on campus

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Students head back to class Wednesday at Standley Lake High School, after a student set himself on fire in the cafeteria Monday morning. That student, Vince Nett, 16,  is still in very serious condition. The shocking suicide attempt has left many wondering if this could have been averted. A lot of times, […]