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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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    Neighbors help save Longmont woman attacked by her four dogs

    LONGMONT, Colo. — A man’s best friend turned enemy Saturday night after a 55-year-old woman suffered serious injuries when she tried breaking up a fight among her four dogs. The woman is recovering at home while her dogs are at Aspen Meadow Veterinary Specialists. It’s an unusual situation and a dangerous one that police said could have ended with a loss of life. “We heard a commotion going on outside,” neighbor Ryan Bloemker said. He and his wife, Lori, couldn’t quite distinguish the strange noise. “We thought […]

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    Family frustrated by ‘stalled’ murder investigation in death of son

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — A family that’s still grieving the violent death of their son on Halloween says their loss is compounded by what feels like a stalled murder investigation. “I always go all out. Even though we don’t have the money, I always go out and buy the big candy bars for the kids cause I just like seeing the looks on their faces,” said Lucy Bueno about the haunted holiday. Halloween used to be a big celebration at the […]

  • Mackenzie Forrest, 17, died in a car crash on Sunday, March 13, 2016.

    Lakewood High School basketball player dies after I-70 crash

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Friends and family of a Lakewood basketball star are mourning her sudden and unexpected death. MacKenzie Forrest, 17, died in a single-car accident on eastbound I-70 near Frisco about 3:25 a.m. Sunday. The State Patrol says she drove her SUV up an embankment, then back to the highway, rolling it twice before she was ejected. “I’ve never witnessed the school so quiet,” says a friend of MacKenzie or Little Mac, as most people called her. They started […]

  • Crash aftermath near 94th and Wadsworth

    Mother on way to pick up dinner killed when suspects in stolen truck crash into her

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — It’s something many of us do every day. But a trip to pick up dinner Tuesday night ended in the death of a Thornton woman. Jessica Holman, 33, became an innocent victim of truck-and-trailer thieves who crashed head-on into her SUV in Westminster. She was driving southbound on Wadsworth north of 94th Avenue, when two men in a stolen truck northbound on Wadsworth, with police in pursuit, crossed the median and hit her. But even before the […]

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    Denver set to clear out downtown homeless camps on Tuesday

    DENVER — Starting Tuesday, the city of Denver is taking back its sidewalks. It said it will begin clearing the area around Lawrence Street and Park Avenue of numerous homeless camps. It’s the latest step in a continuing struggle with Denver’s growing homeless population. The homeless have created tent cities that block entire sidewalks, everything they own piled high on public property. “This is an unsanitary, unhealthy situation, not just for the people out there, but for the neighborhood as […]

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    CSU conducting groundbreaking study now that Astronaut Scott Kelly is back on Earth

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Colorado State University researchers are playing a part in groundbreaking studies involving prolonged space travel. Their co-called guinea pigs are astronauts Scott Kelly and his twin brother, Mark. Scott is adjusting to life on solid ground after returning from his fourth mission in space Tuesday. He set an American space-travel record with 340 days on the International Space Station. He saw his brother for the first time since blast off last year Wednesday night at the […]

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    State unveils new driver’s licenses, ID cards

    DENVER — It has been 13 years since Colorado had a new driver’s license design. But starting Tuesday, the state will roll out a new ID with a fresh design and improved security features. It will start as a pilot program, but eventually, everyone who drives will carry the new license. The state will be better able to fight back against identity thieves and other criminals with a new driver’s license, identification card and instruction permit. “Most noticeably, I think […]

  • Mason Israel

    9-year-old behind bandage company that donates medical supplies in developing nations

    BOULDER — An unlikely person is behind a company that helps the injured in developing nations around the world. He loves karate and laser tag, but hates math. And he’s bringing the most basic of first-aid supplies to people who can least afford it. Inside a classroom at Boulder Country Day School, you’ll find Mason Israel, who looks and acts like a typical third grader. “They make their houses out of dirt and cow poop,” he said about some of […]

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    Two of Denver’s oldest neighborhoods getting transportation facelift

    DENVER — Two of Denver’s oldest neighborhoods getting a transportation facelift some say will trigger widespread changes for those areas. The improvements will connect Globeville and Sunnyside to commuter rail downtown via the Platte River trail. Like pieces of a puzzle coming together, “It will be a big change and it’s an exciting place to have an office,” says Robin Lockwood, who works at Eagle Environmental in Sunnyside. She first saw a pedestrian bridge go up over 38th Avenue two years […]

  • House fire at 152nd and Lipan in Broomfield on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016.

    Two injured in large Broomfield house fire

    BROOMFIELD, Colo. — An intense house fire in Broomfield is to blame for injuring a mother and son this morning. But we don’t yet know the severity of their injuries. Neighbors called 911 about 4:30 a.m. to report the fire at 15225 Lipan St. North Metro Firefighters assault a raging inferno from outside the home, after flames chased them outside. Crews still working fire on Lipan St. Two patients transported. Call came in at 4:29 am by neighbor. pic.twitter.com/c8WwO0OLqr — North […]