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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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    Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting at north Denver Ramada Inn

    DENVER — A state trooper shoots and kills a suspect during an undercover auto theft operation. It happened about 1:45 p.m. Friday outside the Ramada Plaza hotel at 48th and Bannock. The life of a suspected car thief is over during an undercover auto theft operation. The suspect’s handgun was seen in the street. He pulled it on a state trooper who was working undercover during an arrest. “I happened to see a couple people fighting in the street,” says […]

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    Police warn Boulder residents about string of burglaries

    BOULDER, Colo. — A warning from Boulder Police about a string of burglaries in which residents have been home—and in two cases, the suspect touched the victims. The burglaries happened in a number of neighborhoods, including Goss Grove, near Pearl Street, downtown and in the University Hill area. The people who live at a home in the 1500 block of 9th Street aren’t talking about what happened inside early Sunday morning. But police are. “A female victim was actually touched […]

  • Kristin Hopkins works out

    Amazing progress for woman who spent 6 days trapped in her crashed car

    DENVER — A Highlands Ranch mother of four is making remarkable progress after nearly dying in a car accident in April and having her feet amputated. For many of us, success at the gym is weighed in pounds and repetitions. “I’m up for a challenge,” says Kristin Hopkins, while working out at Prestige Fitness at 5150 E. Arapahoe Rd. For the 43-year-old, the challenge is made greater with prosthetic feet. “It’s been June 20th to today–over one month of getting […]

  • Victor Hugo

    Father of 4 fights deportation in order to keep his family together in Denver

    DENVER — A father of four who moved to Colorado more than a decade ago to pursue the American Dream faces deportation Tuesday. Friday, his family, along with supporters, rallied in Denver calling on Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to stop the deportation. Victor Hugo Sanchez got caught driving without a license–and that’s how the trouble started. What’s happening to him is happening to thousands in Colorado. These are the moments, playing with his children, Sanchez worries will vanish. His […]

  • Scientists study high water from heavy rain in Denver

    USGS scientists monitoring water levels after storm

    DENVER — Most of us spent the day avoiding the water, but scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey welcomed it. They spent hours studying water flow and sampling its quality in Denver. It’s work that can protect lives and property. Employees with the USGS sample water quality from the state’s waterways a few times every month.  they monitor water levels on an hourly basis — that you can see online. Today, they wanted to test the water specifically because of […]

  • Couple hit, injured when they try to help child in a hot car

    Couple says they were hit, injured while reporting a child locked in a hot car

    LONGMONT, Colo. — A concerned couple calls police about a young boy left in a hot car. But when the cops arrived, it’s the good Samaritans who needed an ambulance. The boy’s mother is charged with running over the couple who called 911 on her. Now, Shannon Dominguez, 43, is confined to a wheelchair. Doctors say she may never walk the same again. “Every day is a chore. Every day is stressful,” says Dominguez. They never could have imagined calling […]

  • Frankie escaped from Denver veterinarian's office

    Denver vet tells family their dog escaped, story has good ending

    AURORA, Colo. — An Aurora family takes their dog in to get neutered at a Denver animal clinic Friday morning—and it escapes. That’s what the veterinarian told the owners. But they say the whole story sounds suspicious. The family of the 4-year-old puggle dropped him off at the Downtown Animal Care Center at 1041 Galapago at 8:20 a.m. About 30 minutes later, they got a call that Frankie escaped before getting fixed. It’s as if Frankie knew what was coming […]

  • Business, agriculture leaders press Obama, Congress for immigration reform

    DENVER — Immigration reform took the spotlight in 25 states, including Colorado, Wednesday. This is a National Day of Action, in which business, manufacturing and agriculture leaders come together demanding Congress and the president pass immigration reform. Business leaders, including the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce, say they’re going to keep pushing Congress until they act—because our economy depends on it. “My life was in danger if I would have gone back,” said Silverthorne resident Jaime Leon-Rivas, 19. He […]

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    End of construction delays along US 36 brings hope to flood victims

    PINEWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — Long construction delays have ended for visitors and residents who travel along Highway 36 to Estes Park. The September floods meant drivers waited up to two hours in construction zones. With Phase One completed, drivers could see the beautiful vistas with much more ease. The sound of money, the sound of satisfied customers, the sound of unencumbered traffic could be heard outside Colorado Cherry Company in Pinewood Springs. “We are very relieved,” said the famous pie […]

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    Denver police warn all fireworks illegal in the city

    DENVER — Denver Police are warning residents about the dangers of the most patriotic day on the calendar. They say using any kind of fireworks in the city or county is not only illegal—but dangerous. They’re a part of holiday traditions. Fireworks ignite celebrations in our night sky—and in driveways across the country. But Denver Police and firefighters remind residents fireworks can hurt or kill you. Safety videos show how exploding fireworks, which are illegal in Colorado, can take off […]