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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
  • Persistent rain, flooding closes much of Bear Creek Lake Park for recreational use

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Park rangers keep their eyes on the sky as a week full of rain could mean more flooding around Chatfield, Cherry Creek and Bear Creek Lake Reservoirs. Flooding has already brought an end at Bear Creek Lake for all motorized boating, some fishing and most trail use for now. “What we see is a 30 to 40-foot rise in our lake level, which puts a lot of our facilities under water,” Lakewood Parks Supervisor Drew Sprafke said. […]

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    Woman faces charges in heroin overdose death of boyfriend

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — For what could be the first time in the history of Boulder County, police charged an alleged drug dealer with the overdose death of a man. The victim died in February, but police just arrested the suspect Wednesday. Austin O’Loughlin, 33, died at the home at 2965 17th St. February 28. His girlfriend now faces multiple felonies, including criminally negligent homicide and manslaughter. Police said she not only provided the heroin he used, but she didn’t […]

  • New service in Denver is like the ‘Uber of parking’

    DENVER — Parking in Downtown Denver and Boulder is free for the next two weeks if you use a new parking valet-like service. You have to download a new app called BluCar to take advantage of the offer. Some call this new service “Uber for parking.” You download the app, then summon your very own valet to pick up your car near Larimer Square, Union Station and Lower Highlands. “I have to give myself an extra 30 minutes to get […]

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    GoFundMe page set up for family of suspect in Michelle Wilkins attack removed

    LONGMONT, Colo. — It was a horrendous crime against one of the most vulnerable among us. A Longmont woman allegedly cut a fetus out of another woman’s womb, killing it. And now we’re learning the suspect’s husband is making money from the tragedy. Michelle Wilkins responded to a Craigslist ad to buy baby clothes from Dynel Lane, when police say Lane brutally attacked her. A FOX 31 Denver News viewer tipped us off to a fundraiser to help Lane’s husband, […]

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    Colorado lawmakers pass bill allowing higher interest rates on consumer loans

    DENVER — Lawmakers passed a bill on the final day of their session that means Coloradans will pay more in interest if they borrow money. Only the Governor can save consumers now. House Bill 1390 raises interest rates on personal consumer loans by up to 71 percent. It would allow lenders to raise finance rates from 21 percent to 36 percent on loans up to $3,000. It also increases rates from 15 to 21 percent on loans more than $3,000 […]

  • Family of CU Student killed after breaking into a home searches for answers

    BOULDER, Colo. — An intruder who broke into a Boulder home Monday night and paid for it with his life was identified as a CU student Tuesday. Roberto Zamora, 19, of Boulder broke into the home at 98 Pima Court about 8:40 p.m. when the home’s owner shot him dead, according to investigators. Now, we’re learning the student caused a commotion among other neighbors in his last minutes alive. “Three really loud bangs,” is what neighbor Brock Derby heard from […]

  • Field where juvenile was hit by lightining in Aurora, Colo

    Teen hit by lightning in Aurora comatose, in critical condition

    AURORA, Colo. —  We now know the identity of a teenager struck down by lightning Friday afternoon in Aurora. The 15-year-old is still fighting for his life at University of Colorado Hospital. His family confirms he is Brian Tena Cardenas from Aurora. It was in an open field Friday near the Aurora Police Department just before 4 p.m. Tena Cardenas was struck down in the prime of his life. “He got hit by lightning,” says his friend, Carlos Hernandez, who […]

  • Shorty is learning to get around in her new wheelchair

    ‘Shorty’ the dog gets new set of wheels to help her get around

    DENVER — She’s a Labrador mix who doesn’t even realize her back legs don’t work. Her birth defect could have meant a shorter lifespan and premature arthritis and tendonitis. But now the 1-year-old canine is getting some new wheels to maneuver her into a better quality of life. Shorty’s condition might have led other animal shelters to put her down. But no-kill shelter MaxFund came up with the money to pay for a new wheelchair and physical therapy. You’d think […]

  • Ryan Stone

    Man guilty in dangerous high-speed chase that played out on TV

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — It’s a crime spree that stretched across the metro and had many of us glued to the TV. Now, the man who led police from multiple jurisdictions on a dramatic and dangerous high-speed chase must pay the price. A Douglas County jury returned a guilty verdict, convicting Ryan Stone on 23 of 25 charges. “So many people were just trying to go to work that morning and didn’t deserve this,” said victim Stacey Rader. He was […]

  • 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 […]