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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
  • School bus outside Goldrick Elementary school in Denver

    5-year-old goes missing from Denver school, was put on school bus by mistake

    DENVER — A 5-year-old boy went missing from his elementary school in Denver last week. His mother now questions her son’s safety at a place he should be protected. Last Thursday just before 3 p.m., the 5-year-old’s older brother went to Goldrick Elementary School at 1050 S. Zuni St. to pick him up. He signed him out. But there was no little brother to take home. And no one at the school could tell them where the little boy went. […]

  • Journalist and talk show host Meredith Vieira

    Meredith Vieira reveals she was victim of domestic violence; see red flags and prevention tips

    DENVER — Another high-profile revelation of domestic violence adds to the national discussion of the problem—and draws cheers from victim advocates. Accomplished reporter and talk show host Meredith Vieira revealing she was a victim of domestic violence when she was younger. “There was a night, we shared an apartment, and he threw me into a shower naked with scalding water, and then he threw me outside into the hallway,” says Vieira about her tumultuous relationship on her new TV show. […]

  • Rene Lima-Marin

    Group rallies for pardon of man returned to prison for 98 years

    DENVER — An Aurora man mistakenly released from prison and sent back to serve 90 more years is getting some help from religious leaders. Tuesday, Together Colorado gathered outside the Governor’s Mansion to pray for Rene Lima-Marin, 35, and his family. They also will deliver letters to Gov. John Hickenlooper and Attorney General Jon Suthers. The faith-based group is fighting against unjust sentences and for reform of a state law passed in the legislature in 1985 that doubled the prison […]

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    Study: ‘Fat-shaming’ doesn’t help obese people lose weight

    DENVER — Nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. Many of them help prop up the $20-billion a year weight-loss industry. But a new study out of the UK says one thing that doesn`t work to help people lose weight is fat-shaming. The study surveyed 2,944 Brits over 50. The results were published in the Obesity journal. “How about this one? Does this look like it could match?” asks Rosa Gonzalez of her 10-year-old daughter. The answers come easy […]

  • Soccer league president accused of sex assault

    DENVER — Denver Police are warning to parents about a man accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy less than two weeks ago. Investigators say there could be more victims. The man headed up a soccer league primarily for Spanish speakers — giving him plenty of access to children. “What’s of most concern is he‘s put himself in position where he is with young boys in sports setting…That has investigators concerned there could be additional victims,” says Denver District Attorney […]

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    Big change to make it harder for patients to get pain killers like Vicodin

    DENVER — There are sweeping changes when it comes to popping the most common painkiller in the country. The federal government is making it more difficult for Americans to get their hands on hydrocodone. It’s all in a move to reduce the growing epidemic of prescription drug abuse. Hydrocodone is found in drugs like Vicodin, which is normally taken to kill pain. But it also kills thousands of Americans who abuse it every year. “There is a small percentage of […]

  • Certificate changed for student at continuation

    Supporters of long-time teacher accused of bullying student speak to school board

    DENVER — A show of support Thursday night at a Denver School Board meeting for a teacher whose job is on the line after accusations of bullying a child. We first told you about the issue in June. A mother was at wit’s end by what happened at her 14-year-old son’s 8th grade continuation ceremony at Grant Ranch School. The employment of teacher Liz Peel was not on the board’s agenda. But that didn’t stop her supporters from showing up […]

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    Police find suspicious object at bank; nearby schools secured

    AURORA, Colo. — A bomb scare Wednesday outside an Aurora bank triggered two nearby schools to close access to their campuses–along with several streets for hours. It was probably the last thing anyone expected at 1st Bank at 25541 Smoky Hill Rd. just after 9 a.m. Aurora Police evacuated and closed the bank after a man driving an RV walked in and started talking. “He made comments about there’s something dangerous. He made comments that we need to wrap up his RV […]

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    Police ask for help in locating pipe bomb suspects

    AURORA, Colo. — The Aurora Fire Department asked for the public’s help Thursday identifying suspects who ignited a pipe bomb outside a middle school that forced its evacuation and early closure Monday. Investigators released surveillance pictures of the three individuals. The three young men left the pipe bomb in the back of Mrachek Middle School by some trash cans Saturday night. But it wasn’t until Monday morning that a school resource officer found it. Now, we’re getting our first look […]

  • Tortilla Marissa's in Fort Collins, Colo.

    Fort Collins restaurant reopens after Hepatitis A outbreak

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A Fort Collins restaurant opens for the first time Saturday sinceclosing in June after a Hepatitis A outbreak. More than six weeks ago, a worker at Tortilla Marissa’s contracted the virus, forcing the state health department to offer vaccination clinics for customers. “It’s an exciting time for us, but it’s also a nervous time,” says the restaurant’s owner, Mike Piotraschke. The wait staff serves up Mexican food Saturday with a side of gratitude. “At least, early on, […]