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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
  • Woman’s recovery continues 1 year after spending nearly a week trapped in car wreckage

    DENVER — One year ago Tuesday a Highlands Ranch woman was seriously injured, trapped inside her mangled car that went off of a mountain highway. Kristin Hopkins, 44, would remain there for a total of six days until someone finally spotted the hidden wreckage. The accident forever changeed the course of her life because doctors had to amputate her crushed feet. After her rescue and remarkable ability to survive for so long without food and water, she spent two months […]

  • Road rage incident caught on camera in Denver neighborhood

    DENVER — An everyday drive for a Denver family turns into fear when they encounter rage on the road. They captured the aggressive driver on video. One look at her phone transports Belinda Quintana back to Sunday night–when danger drove into her life and that of her sons. “He kept sliding everywhere. He was intoxicated. I wasn’t sure if he was drunk or high,” says Belinda’s son, Javier, 16. Quintana stays back to avoid a collision, but then he slows […]

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    Family: Little girl found alone at restaurant was not abandoned

    AURORA, Colo. — Some answers Monday regarding a little girl abandoned at an Aurora restaurant on Sunday. The girl’s family says it was all a mistake — and that she is home safe and sound. The toddler had been apart from her family for about seven hours and they didn’t realize it. Aurora Police finally tracked down the two-year-old’s parents about 10 p.m. Sunday after posting her pictures on Facebook. The staff at Los Toritos #2 at 9405 E. Colfax says […]

  • Millennials

    Class helps employers learn to understand millennials, who are about to take over the workforce

    DENVER — Millennials are the largest generation in America. And soon, they’ll become the majority in our workplaces too. But sometimes, millennials are characterized as in constant need of a trophy or spoiled by hovering parents. It’s led to an effort in Colorado to better understand, this misunderstood generation. Millennials are generally ages 13 to 34. And in four to five years, will be the predominant demographic in the workplace. This, as baby boomers exit the workforce in droves, creating […]

  • Up to 10 vehicles were involved in an accident on eastbound Interstate 70 near Lookout Mountain on Thursday, April 16, 2015. (Photo: Tammy Vigil)

    Spring snow turned I-70 in mountains treacherous for numerous drivers

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A strong spring storm contributed to several multiple-car accidents on I-70 in the high country, and closed lanes in both directions. “It was horrible,” says accident victim, Brandy Simpson, who moved to Colorado from Sarasota, Florida in January. She was part of a chain reaction crash that involved up to 10 cars on eastbound I-70 near the Lookout Mountain area. Witnesses say a white truck hit a lamp pole sending it onto the highway. “That big […]

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    Health department investigates tuberculosis exposure at Metro State University

    DENVER — It’s a rare disease more common in developing countries. But Denver Public Health has launched an investigation into a possible tuberculosis exposure at Metropolitan State University of Denver. The health department says the unidentified person spent time at Metro when he or she contracted the rare illness sometime between the fall and spring. The department won’t release the person’s gender. But they estimate dozens of people had close enough contact with this person to be tested for the […]

  • Street racing

    State Patrol issues warning about street racing; asks public to help report it

    DENVER — The Colorado State Patrol came out with a warning: it’s looking for street racers—and it needs your help to catch them. A few seconds of adrenaline, a few seconds of exhilaration in a speeding vehicle, can become an instant, tragic, lifelong loss. The family of Mikey Espinosa knows about that. Their 11-year-old was hit by a car street racing on Federal Boulevard last February. The boy was trying to cross the street and never made it across. A […]

  • Controversial posters at Denver high school

    Controversial posters targeting minority students in Denver high school draw criticism

    DENVER — There were questions Tuesday about how posters with controversial language ended up plastered throughout a Denver public high school. Those posters inside Martin Luther King Jr. Early College in Green Valley Ranch did come down after teachers and students complained about them. Students said educators probably had the best intentions in putting up posters to inspire black and Latino students–but some said they did it the wrong way. It was the last kind of message students ever expected […]

  • Sexual assault survivors tell stories at state Capitol

    Survivors of sex assault find new way to heal by sharing stories with worldwide audience

    DENVER — Survivors of sex assault in Colorado are finding a new way to heal by sharing their stories with an infinite audience. Today, they shared a new tool with dozens who crowded into the State Capitol for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. “My grandfather started sexually abusing me at the age of 10,” said Suzy, a sexual assault survivor. They are words that once wounded. “On December 17, 2010, a man raped me and tried to kill me,” said Alyssa, […]

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    Quest for a new kidney gets a big boost from the Internet for Henderson woman

    HENDERSON, Colo. — A Henderson couple with admittedly limited social media skills can’t say enough about its ability to help them with a kidney transplant. “I didn’t even know about Reddit,” said Michelle Stewart, who is on an organ donor waiting list through the University of Colorado Hospital. “I’m a construction worker. I do masonry work for a living,”  Michelle’s husband, Bob said. He is used to building houses. But building a lifeline for his 50-year-old wife is a first. […]