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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
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    Police: Child abduction report was falsified

    HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — A 12-year-old girl who claimed four men attempted to kidnap her Friday evening was not telling the truth, detectives from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office now believe. The 12-year-old girl said the incident happened about 4 p.m. as she walked in the area of Maximus Drive and Zeus Place in Highlands Ranch. “What was reported was there were four Hispanic males. They were in a dark-colored sedan, described possibly as silver. And basically, these individuals tried to […]

  • Police arrest worker at Denver International Airport for theft of gift cards from luggage

    DENVER — A thief played a Grinch trying to steal Christmas from several families. And now, he’s behind bars. Gregory Gauna, 23, works at Denver International Airport for a third-party contractor and police say somehow he was able to swipe more than a thousand dollars in gift cards from a checked bag at the airport. “Everything was perfect,” says Jodi McBroom about her trip home Sunday from Denver to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, after a memorable visit with her military son Devin […]

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    Lakewood couple says it’s time to keep daylight saving

    DENVER — It’s a task all of us (sometimes begrudgingly) have to do twice a year. Now a Lakewood man and his wife want to save you the trouble of turning your clocks back and forward for daylight saving time. State legislators have tried to tinker with daylight saving time in the past. Now for the first time, citizens are pushing for a change through the ballot initiative process. Sean Johnson and his wife, Teri, submitted a proposal to the […]

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    Police warn DU students after 6th armed robbery, cases appear to be connected

    DENVER — Another University of Denver student was robbed at gunpoint Monday night near campus, bringing the number of robbery victims to six in just one month. Police believe the cases are likely connected, but suspect descriptions are vague. Campus safety personnel and Denver Police are beefing up their presence at the school. The victims are both men and women, all of them DU students. And now the university is using education to keep its students safe. Falling leaves are […]

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    Burst water pipes from the cold a costly and growing problem around metro Denver

    DENVER — Most of us in metro Denver loved our brief warm-up Friday after our record cold, but some homeowners hate it about now. Rising temperatures mean frozen water pipes thaw out. If they burst or leak, it can cause a lot of expensive damage. Applewood Plumbing told us property damage from burst water pipes can be upwards of $50,000. A homeowner in Wheat Ridge will burn through some cash for damage to her home—close to $5,000. “We had a […]

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    Valuable tips will keep your pipes from freezing during the cold snap

    DENVER — Protecting your plumbing is top of mind for many of you as the mercury drops even lower overnight and into Wednesday morning. We got some tips to keep the water flowing from your faucets. “It’s ridiculously cold out there,” says Susan Roberts Frew, owner of Sunshine Plumbing, Heating and Air in Commerce City. Tumbling temperatures into the single digits mean businesses like hers get a hot streak of phone calls about broken heaters. “This morning the phones were […]

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    Confusion about whether nasal flu vaccine works for children

    DENVER — We’re seeing minimal flu cases in Colorado right now. But there is plenty of confusion over the use of nasal vaccines in children. Three studies say AstraZeneca’s FluMist had little to no effect in kids against the swine flu or H1N1 last winter–and it may not work again this year. But so far, the Centers for Disease Control has not changed its recommendation for using the vaccines. Right now, CDC recommends the spray for kids 2 to 8 years […]

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    DU students warned about stalking incident near campus

    DENVER — Students at the University of Denver were warned to be on alert — as Denver Police Wednesday investigated a reported stalking incident. It happened about 2 a.m. Saturday near the DU campus at South Franklin Street and East Wesley Avenue. Two DU students were heading back to campus, when their trip was interrupted by a stranger in a green Honda following them. “They took off running. They ran into the alley, hid behind some bushes. This guy stopped […]

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    Halloween candy buyback program: Good for kids’ teeth and soldiers overseas

    DENVER — All your little ghosts and goblins probably pulled in a good haul of candy Friday night. And while they are, no doubt, delighted you might be less enthusiastic about all that sugar. But a Halloween Candy Buyback program can help you get rid of some of that cache of confections. Candy are the wages kids earn going door-to-door on Halloween. But those gains can make parents worry about their kids losing teeth. “Sugar is bad for your teeth. […]

  • Two women were found shot and dead inside an apartment complex late Wednesday night, Oct. 29, 2014.

    Two women shot to death inside Denver apartment; suspect in custody

    DENVER — Two young women were gunned down and murdered at a Denver apartment. The suspect is one of the victim’s roommate. Jose King, 22, is now behind bars. It happened late Wednesday night at the French Quarter apartments near Parker Road and I-225 in Denver. The victims were only 19 and 22 years old. Neighbors say they never saw this coming. The roommates were not boyfriend or girlfriend—and they always saw them happy together. “This is definitely a tragic […]