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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
  • 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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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, […]

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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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]