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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
  • You may have all the ingredients to a hearty workout in your kitchen

    DENVER — Two Colorado moms are cooking up something special in their kitchens. But it’s not anything they can eat. Rhonda Sheya, 58, of Arvada, and Lauren Miller, 47, of Highlands Ranch, have teamed up to help others lose weight—and get in better shape through exercise. In a kitchen in Highlands Ranch are ingredients not to a hearty recipe — but a hearty workout. Forget the gym. “I don’t like the gym. I don’t like to go because I’m heavy […]

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    Colorado becomes first state to fund research to show benefits of medical marijuana

    DENVER — Colorado became a pioneer in funding research that shows the benefits of medical marijuana Wednesday. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment approved more than $8 million to pay for several research projects. The money to fund the medical research comes from application fees from medical marijuana patients. Some of them say using the money this way is nothing less than stealing. And now they’re suing the Board of Health to stop them. The Turner family comes […]

  • Car hits 2 boys in Northglenn

    2 teens hit by driver in crosswalk going to school in Northglenn

    NORTHGLENN, Colo. — Two boys on their way to class Tuesday morning never made it. A driver hit them in a crosswalk just three blocks from their middle school in Northglenn. It happened about 7:40 a.m. at the intersection of East 112th Avenue and Larson Drive.  The 24-year-old driver is cooperating with police. “It is pretty heavily traveled by kids in the area,” said Cmdr. Ian Lopez with Northglenn Police. The impact knocked the 13- and 14-year-old boys out of […]

  • Police: Alleged DIA gift card thief used them at Walmart

    DENVER — A man who allegedly took gift cards from several families at DIA bonded out of jail Friday. Gregory Gauna’s troubles started at a Walmart at Interstate 70 and Tower Road after surveillance video caught him with stolen Walmart gift cards Sunday morning, said police. He worked at DIA, but he also did quite a job stealing from at least one traveler, police said. “My husband works hard to make that money,” said victim Jodi McBroom. She was visiting her son […]

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    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 […]

  • Denver Police Officer John Adsit. (Photo: DPD Facebook page)

    Denver officer remains in critical condition after being hit Wednesday

    DENVER –Denver police officer John Adsit underwent more surgery Thursday and remained in critical but stable condition Thursday night. He was one of four Denver police officers who were hit by a car while escorting students from East High School who walked out of class Wednesday morning. The officers were taken to Denver Health Medical Center for treatment. Denver Police Chief Robert White said two officers had minor injuries, one was listed as serious and the fourth had “extremely” critical […]

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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 […]

  • Annual food drive to provide 10,000 Thanksgiving meals to needy

    DENVER — About 10,000 Coloradans will have a happy Thanksgiving knowing they’ll have a meal to put on the table. It’s the 50th anniversary of an event started by the late Daddy Bruce Randolph in 1963. But now other organizations have taken over–and they’re getting a helping hand from a Denver Broncos rising star. Just days before Thanksgiving in Denver, the charity is as strong as the need. “I was homeless for 5, 6 years and it’s really a blessing […]

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    Vandals damage 79 vehicles in Brighton

    BRIGHTON, Colo. — A rude awakening for about 80 families in Brighton Thursday morning. They woke up to their vehicle windshields and windows shattered by gunfire. And now police need help catching the criminals. It’s shattered glass that’s disrupting lives. “We just bought this van Sunday. My son is in a wheelchair, so we needed something else besides my wife’s car that would carry his wheelchair,” says victim, Kevin, who didn’t want to give his last name. The sense of […]

  • Clean up after a water pipe burst

    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 […]

  • Take action to keep pipes from freezing

    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 […]