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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
  • Candy

    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.

    Man arrested in shooting deaths of two women in Denver

    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 […]

  • Greeley company makes monsters

    Greeley company sends its monstrous creations to haunted houses, movie sets

    GREELEY, Colo. — When most Coloradans think of Greeley, they picture a college town and perhaps some cattle lots. But you may not have known it’s also home to a business that’s been making monsters for more than 30 years. FOX31 Tammy Vigil shows us in the video report above how the Ed and Marsha Edmunds of Distortions Unlimited has sent its scary creations to amusement parks, haunted houses and movie sets around the world.

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    Charges possible after Greeley student allegedly assaults 2 teachers

    GREELEY, Colo. — At any school, teachers teach students. But at Greeley Central High School in Greeley, two teachers say they defended themselves from a fight from a 16-year-old sophomore. “There was a student who refused to take off his hat or beanie,” says senior Alexander Pattiani. Weld County School District 6 confirms what students say–that a teacher in a hallway Monday asked a student to take off his hat, the student started cussing, the teacher then grabbed the hat […]

  • A worker in hazardous material clothing tests for Ebola. (Credit: CNN)

    Colorado health department lays out response plan for Ebola

    DENVER — We’re learning more about Colorado’s preparedness and response should the Ebola virus make its way into our state. Leaders in health care and travel are sharing their plans to prevent the virus from spreading here. “This is the largest Ebola outbreak in history,” says Dr. Larry Wolk, who heads the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The virus has killed 4,555 people so far–just one in the United States, with two other people recovering. But a group […]

  • Allen B. wins $1 million from Colorado Lottery

    Man’s losing Colorado lottery ticket wins $1 million

    THORNTON, Colo. — Colorado’s newest millionaire wins instant riches through a losing scratch ticket. The 30-year-old Thornton husband and father got the surprise of his life Wednesday at work,  when the Colorado Lottery showed up unannounced. It was a slight source of irritation. “He just kept bringing them home and I was like, ‘You gotta stop,” laughs Allen B.’s wife, Lorena. Her husband kept buying Monopoly Millionaire scratch tickets at $20 a pop. “And he had 256 of them,” chimes […]

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    Georgia court ruling could hold parents responsibile for what kid posted online

    DENVER — An appeals court ruling in Georgia could put parents across the country—and here in Colorado–on notice about their kids’ online activity. The ruling marks a legal precedent on the issue of a parents’ responsibility when it comes to what their kids do online. “Random kids were telling. Sorry. It makes me upset. They were telling her that she should kill herself. That she was ugly. That she was awful,” says Highlands Ranch mother, Naomi Lowell. She was floored […]

  • Boulder trailer fire kills little boy

    Neighbors question how long it took Boulder firefighters to arrive at fire that killed little boy

    BOULDER, Colo.  — Neighbors criticize firefighter response time to a Boulder fire yesterday that killed a little boy. They say it could have made the difference in saving the child’s life. But Boulder Fire says probably nothing could have saved the little boy. Dispatchers got the first 911 call just before 10:23 a.m. Tuesday to the Boulder Meadows Mobile Home Park in the 4900 block of 19th Street. Firefighters arrived at about 10:31 a.m. That’s an eight-minute response time some neighbors […]

  • A massive house fire broke out in Aurora on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.

    Woman dies in natural gas explosion, fire in Aurora home

    AURORA, Colo. -- A fire fully engulfed a home and an adjacent home caught fire in Aurora early Tuesday morning.

  • Northglenn man reunites with Navy buddy, 40 years later

    NORTHGLENN, Colo. — A Northglenn man reunites with his best friend this weekend about 40 years after they last saw each other. An online search and snail mail combined to bring the old Navy buddies together again. They were just teenagers, when they became best friends as Navy shipmates during the Vietnam War. “I was 17. He was 18,” says Joe Martinez, about his age and that of his friend, Rick Mueller. And, 43 years later, Martinez and Mueller resume […]

  • The photo-sharing app Snapchat offers a false sense of privacy by promising it will erase photos.

    Hackers stole 100,000-200,000 Snapchat photos; will post them online

    DENVER — Some say it’s bigger than the iCloud hacking that exposed naked pictures of celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and Kirsten Dunst. This time, the targets are everyday people–in particular, teenagers. Hackers have intercepted a giant cache of Snapchat photos and videos and they’re expected to leak them online next week. Computer experts say about 200,000 private photos sent using Snapchat were getting passed around an anonymous internet message board 4Chan. And it’s likely many of the compromised […]

  • Hospitals giving away free flu shots

    DENVER — The Ebola virus is grabbing a lot of the headlines lately. But health officials say the flu is an even greater danger to your family. Today, HealthONE hospitals put aside profits to give away free flu shots to anyone who walked in their doors. The vaccine can save you from misery–but can also save your life. Influenza kills between 3,000 and 49,000 Americans each year. “They started lining up about 45 minutes before we got started this morning,” […]