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Tammy Vigil was born in La Jara, Colo. and raised in Westminster, Colo. 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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    Former deputy going to prison for defrauding millions from coworkers

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — He swore to uphold the law. But now, a former police officer is convicted of breaking it. 47-year-old Dan Sullivan, a former Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputy, is now a convicted criminal. On Friday, a Jefferson County judge handed down a six-year sentence to Sullivan to the Department of Corrections for securities fraud, a class 3 felony. He will serve one year in prison and five years probation. He had earlier worked out a plea deal. Sullivan […]

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    Arvada woman takes on debt collector for unwanted robocalls

    ARVADA, Colo. — An Arvada woman is standing up to the No. 1 consumer complaint in America: Unwanted telemarketing or solicitor calls. But one business is finding out the hard way the consequences for not abiding by the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, which established the do not call registry. A lawsuit was filed in Colorado’s U.S. District Court Friday on behalf of Trudy Newell. It is meant to punish a debt collector who persistently kept calling, looking for a man Newell […]

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    Hundreds attend sold-out wedding expo featuring cannabis

    LITTLETON, Colo. — Hundreds of couples lined up for the Cannabis Wedding Expo in Littleton for its second year Sunday. Although most people probably have not heard of a cannabis wedding, that’s not so for 1,000 people who are cannabis curious or already connoisseurs. At the Cannabis Wedding Expo, vendors work to marry marijuana with holy matrimony. The sold-out event was held at the Falls Event Center and brought together more than 70 cannabis-friendly companies with hundreds of couples who want […]

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    Criminals shoot at Northglenn good Samaritan after being confronted

    NORTHGLENN, Colo. — A Northglenn man tried to do the right thing by helping his neighbor when criminals attempted to break into his car early Wednesday morning. But it suddenly went wrong when one of the suspects started shooting at him. They probably didn’t expect their victim to do the same. It happened in the 1500 block of Dean Drive about 12:45 a.m., the Northglenn Police Department said. Bullet holes served as frightening reminders for the young family man who […]

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    Jury finds former teacher guilty of sexually assaulting elementary school students

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — A former elementary school teacher accused of sexually assaulting five young girls was found guilty Tuesday. An Adams County jury found Gilbert Trujillo guilty on four felony sexual assault charges. The 67-year-old had faced 10 charges. The convictions are a result of what Trujillo did to the girls, ages 9 and 10, from 2005 to 2011. They said he kissed, groped and exposed himself when they were his fourth- and fifth-grade students. The abuse lasted until […]

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    Light rail robbery shooting victim identified

    DENVER — The Denver Office of the Medical Center identified the man killed during an armed robbery at a light rail station in Tuesday morning as 32-year-old Tim Cruz. Cruz’s family said they have no idea what he was doing at the Sheridan light rail station at 1 a.m. But they know he was a loving person who didn’t deserve this. Cruz worked as a landscaper, was a graduate of Lincoln High School and turned 32 years old three weeks ago. […]

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    Vandals slash tires at Denver apartment complex for fourth time

    DENVER — More than a dozen residents of a Denver apartment complex woke up to slashed car tires — again. For the fourth time in about five weeks, criminals have targeted their vehicles at the Northfield Apartments at 4900 N. Trenton St. “It’s really, really frustrating,” three-month resident Karlie Rogers said. “This is the third time.” “The first time, it was kind of like a shock. The second time, I saw my tire, I started bawling,” said another resident who didn’t want […]

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    Trump protesters file civil rights lawsuit against Denver, 2 police officers

    DENVER — Protesters took to airports across the country, including Denver International Airport, after President Donald Trump ordered a ban on immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Now, the city of Denver and two Denver police officers might pay the price for trying to shut down the protests after a federal civil rights lawsuit was filed. The day President Trump signed the executive order, protests erupted inside the atrium of the main terminal of DIA and outside the complex. Those […]

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    Denver college student files lawsuit against President Trump over immigrant travel ban

    DENVER — A Denver college student is fighting back against President Donald Trump’s travel ban for immigrants and refugees. Zakaria Hagig, 24, filed a civil rights lawsuit against Trump and others, including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S Customs and Border Protection on Tuesday morning. Attorneys Alan Kennedy-Shaffer and Morgan Carroll are representing Hagig pro bono. Hagig came to the U.S. to study at the Community College of Denver because of the opportunities offered there a little more […]

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    DU students create ride-sharing app for like-minded adventurers

    DENVER — Last year, some University of Denver students they needed a ride to the mountains, but they didn’t have a car. So they created a new app to get them there. “That was the genesis of the idea for the app,” said app co-creator and DU sophomore Meredith Gee. Wanderlift is a new ride-sharing app created by four DU students, who had nothing more than their longboards to get around. “Going on these adventures is fun. But not having […]

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    Greeley school didn’t report allegation of sexual contact of student by teacher to police

    GREELEY, Colo. — A charter school is under investigation after it failed to report to police an allegation of unlawful sexual contact. The K-8 dual language school got the complaint in the spring involving an eighth-grade girl and a male teacher at the Salida del Sol Academy. But police are just now hearing about it. Joe Melendez, the school’s executive director and a retired Greeley police officer, along with another retired officer on staff investigated the complaint. The school then fired […]

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    Denver settles civil rights lawsuit after police raided family’s home, arrested them

    DENVER — Nearly eight years ago, Denver police officers kicked down the door of a family watching TV, beat them up and arrested them. It turned out police made a big mistake. And now the city of Denver is on the hook for more than $1.5 million. The Denver City Council approved the proposed settlement at its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday night. About two years ago, a Denver jury awarded the family $1.8 million. Now, the city is ready […]