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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
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    Man charged with first-degree murder, sexual assault in case of missing Pueblo teenager

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Westminster Police are set to search a landfill in Commerce City for the body of a 19-year-old woman reported missing more than a week ago. Police arrested the man they believe killed the Pueblo woman on Thursday. Christopher Waide faces charges of first-degree murder and sexual assault. Lea Porter went from missing person to murder victim officially Thursday night. And Waide went from high school friend of the victim to her suspected killer. “The information we got […]

  • Marijuana

    Denver Police warn about crime plot targeting marijuana businesses

    DENVER — Denver Police with a warning about a plot targeting marijuana dispensaries that could put the public in danger. The department says it received credible information about this plan and now want us all to beware. It says the plot involves robbing marijuana dispensary couriers that deliver money, and other goods, to pot shops all over metro Denver. Det. Mary McIver, police spokesperson, says pot businesses–recreational and medical–should be on alert and aware of their surroundings while doing their jobs. […]

  • Rene Lima-Marin

    Court mistake sets man free, but he’s been sent back for 90 years after turning life around

    AURORA, Colo. — An Aurora man who turned his life around after a court error set him free is back behind bars for 90 years. It’s inside the Kit Carson Correctional Center in Burlington where he spoke to us about why he deserves a second chance. Rene Lima-Marin was 19 years old when he robbed two video stores at gunpoint one day 15 years ago. He served 10 years of what he thought was a 16-year sentence before a judge […]

  • Raging Boulder Creek

    Storms dump heavy rain on Boulder, raising threat of flooding

    BOULDER, Colo. — Heavy rains forced Boulder to evacuate its municipal building and shut down its main library early over fears of flooding. The city also postponed a press conference it had scheduled on an officer-involved shooting early Friday morning. The Boulder Creek is running extremely high—even breaching its banks on the south side. The high rushing water brings out the curious—but it also brings back bad memories for victims of September’s epic flooding. “Is the sky going to open […]

  • Rattlesnake photo courtesy: Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife

    2-year-old hospitalized after rattlesnake bite

    LOVELAND, Colo. — A two-year-old Loveland boy is recovering at Children’s Hospital in Aurora from a rattlesnake bite. The toddler was injured while hiking with his family in the Devil’s Backbone Open Space west of Loveland Thursday morning. Weston Smith was rushed to McKee Medical Center, but then transferred to Children’s. He’s listed in fair condition. Thanks, in part, to a Good Samaritan who jumped in to help. “She was walking erratically,” says bicyclist Joe Spinelli of Fort Collins, who […]

  • Poudre River out of its banks in Greeley

    Hot temperatures trigger rapid snowmelt, dangerously high Front Range rivers

    GREELEY, Colo. — Hot weather is causing snow melt in the high country, filling some rivers beyond capacity which is leading to flood warnings. In Greeley, the warnings mean road closures–which some people are ignoring. The only thing speeding on a closed 71st Avenue is rushing water from a swollen Cache La Poudre River. It’s what Greeley’s Public Works Director had hoped. “The swift moving water is the biggest concern and keeping people away from it and out of it,” says […]

  • Child caught in chaos of alleged Walmart robbery and police chase

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A couple of shoplifters pulled a handgun on a Walmart security guard in Lakewood, and then led police on a chase—all with a toddler in the vehicle. It started at the Walmart store at Colfax and Wadsworth about 11:10 a.m. Tuesday and ended about 12:55 p.m. in Denver with the arrest of a male suspect. A shredded tire was the end of the line for the man and woman who took police on a chase after first threatening a […]

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    Puppy Chihuahua stolen from Thornton pet store

    THORNTON, Colo. — A Thornton pet store needs your help identifying a family of puppy thieves. A couple and their child strolled out of Pet Ranch without paying for a teacup Chihuahua valued at $1,000 on Sunday afternoon, the store owner said. “When they steal a puppy, they’re stealing a living creature,” said Pet Ranch owner, Renee Reese. Surveillance cameras captured the alleged thieves.  The owner hopes someone will recognize the shoplifters and report them. The video shows a man, […]

  • Governor Hickenlooper traveled to Fort Collins on May 17, 2014 to sign a bill that allows experimental drugs to be used on terminally ill patients.

    Gov. signs bill allowing use of experimental meds for the terminally ill

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Governor John Hickenlooper traveled to Fort Collins Saturday to sign a law that could give hope to thousands of Coloradans battling terminal illness. However, noticeably absent was the lawmaker who sponsored the bill. “She is not here because she is caring for her brother who is gravely ill and has taken a turn for the worse,” said Gov. Hickenlooper. State Rep. Joann Ginal fought for HB-1281, which gives terminally ill patients access to experimental medicine not […]

  • Red Rocks concert goers

    Jeffco leaders go on concert noise patrol with neighbors of Red Rocks

    MORRISON, Colo. — For decades, neighbors found the sounds drifting from Red Rocks music to their ears. But with the advent of electronic dance music or EDM, the concerts make them cringe. And they want the venue to turn down the volume. Friday night local leaders went on concert noise patrol. They are touring neighbors’ homes during the first EDM concert at Red Rocks this year. “We’re just teenagers trying to have fun,” says concert-goer Chelcee Mills. It’s a night […]