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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!”

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    Denver police give drivers, cyclists heads-up before Bike to Work Day

    DENVER — The Denver Police Department issued a warning Wednesday for drivers to watch out for bicyclists as one of the biggest bike events in the state approaches. About 10,000 people bike to work every day in Denver. And those numbers will triple Wednesday during the city’s Bike to Work event. The huge numbers mean a bigger potential for accidents and injuries. Relaxing outside a 15th Street cafe can make Tyler Hanson a little tense. “Here we see a lot of people […]

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    Estate company accused of ripping off family after death of father

    DENVER — A warning about a Colorado business that  claims it will take away the work and stress of selling your family’s personal belongings. But one Littleton family said Ellenberger Auctions and Estates did just the opposite at the most painful time in their lives. The family contacted the FOX31 Denver Problem Solvers for help. Jodie Sheppard said she knows she should have done the research. It might have saved her family heartache and a lot of money. Already dealing […]

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    Healthy baby born at an Aurora firehouse Sunday morning

    AURORA, Colo. — Firefighters usually respond to emergencies, but this morning an emergency came to them. “Four in the morning, someone is banging on the back of the firehouse and it’s not tragic. That was surprising,” says Fire Engineer Zac Varela. He says almost instantaneously, they got a call too—so their alarm tones sounded. And crews were getting ready to head out. “When I see the door come open, there’s a gold SUV on the ramp. I am thinking, ‘What […]

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    US Olympic officials take steps to protect athletes from Zika virus

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Olympic Games are just 72 days out, which means athletes are going all out in their preparation to compete on the world’s largest stage. The Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs invited us to see what it takes to get our athletes ready– and that includes addressing a challenge to their health posed by the location of the 2016 games in Brazil. They are athletes of superior fitness, skill and determination–made better with help of […]

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    Man pleads guilty to killing state trooper in Castle Rock

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — A retired Army colonel pleaded guilty Wednesday afternoon to killing a Colorado State Patrol trooper in November. Eric Henderson, 52, admitted to hitting Trooper Jamie Jursevics, 33, with his flat-bed truck while she directed traffic around an accident on Interstate 25 south of Castle Rock. Henderson had faced five charges; he pleaded guilty to two, vehicular homicide and tampering with evidence. Those charges carry a possible sentence of up to 13 1/2 years in prison or as little as probation. Jursevics had […]

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    Victims killed in I-25 crash identified; possible aggressive driver being sought

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — It was a horrific single-vehicle crash in the heart of rush hour Friday that left three people dead. The names of the victims have been released and the Colorado State Patrol needs help bringing some justice to their grieving families. A photo near the crash site shows they were together in life — and now death. The smiling faces of cousins Timothy Baca, 40, and Simon Mejia, 40, peer from a memorial of flowers, candles and […]

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    Fire victims still can’t return to normal 8 months after fire

    ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — A fire chased away dozens of people from their homes in Arapahoe County last fall. And Wednesday, they said they are no closer to getting back to normal than they were eight months ago. They reached out to FOX31 Denver’s Problem Solvers for help in getting some answers. An entire wing of the Country Club Villas is like a ghost town. No one lives there. But there is a presence of anguish from owners like Michael […]

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    Parents beware: Your kids probably know secret emoji language

    DENVER — It was Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year. And it’s quickly becoming the universal language of the Internet — after Apple included an emoji keyboard on its phones five years ago. It’s estimated 6 billion emojis are sent each day. But the cartoonish, seemingly innocent and playful use of emojis can have a dark side. It’s a new form of communication Sheila Allison and her 12-year-old use regularly. “I work odd hours. When she’s getting ready to go to sleep, […]

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    Brothers who drowned near Lyons identified

    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — The Larimer County Coroner released the names Monday of two children who drowned in Pinewood Springs on Mother’s Day. Paul “Jacob” Foreman, 10, and his brother, Daniel Foreman, 7, attended Laurene Edmondson Elementary in Loveland. Their grandfather, Paul Foreman, of Colorado Springs, said they were at the top of their classes and very well-loved. They were visiting their dad, Jeff Foreman, 45, who lives in Pinewood Springs, having a great time, when fun turned to tragedy. […]

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    Motorcycle deaths on Colorado roads hit all-time high in 2015

    DENVER — Motorcycle fatalities in Colorado at an all-time high. The Colorado Department of Transportation said Wednesday the number of deaths involving motorcycles surpassed triple digits for the first time ever. One-hundred-six people died in motorcycle crashes in 2015. That’s up 11.7 percent from 2014 and 20 percent higher than 2013. The sudden spike prompted CDOT to do something about it. “There’s the thrill of speed,” said long time motorcycle rider Marc Bilker. “An hour on the open road and […]