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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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    Denver businesses, fans prepare for Super celebration

    DENVER — The city of Denver is preparing for a super-sized celebration worthy of Super Bowl-clinching champions. It has been 17 years since fans filled every inch of space at Wynkoop and 17th streets in downtown Denver to celebrate a Super Bowl title, but it will happen again Tuesday. On Monday, there was just a smattering of orange outside a renovated Union Station. “I was 8 and 9 years old. I was really little, ” said longtime Broncos fan Ashley […]

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    Super Bowl prayers plentiful at orange and blue church services in Denver

    DENVER — The Road to the Championship wound down Sunday, with the ultimate success of the season on the line. And if Colorado churches have anything to do with it, the Broncos would run away with a Super Bowl win. At Denver First Church, the pews looked a lot like a football stadium awash in orange. Their Sunday best was a T-shirt or jersey. “I won’t go into the underwear. But they are orange too,” said Broncos fan Dave Winckel, […]

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    Disabled woman in Aurora becomes prisoner in own home because of snow

    AURORA, Colo. — An Aurora woman who is recently disabled becomes a prisoner in her own home anytime there’s a big snowstorm. A pile of snow blocks the access to her garage and she says her homeowners association was doing nothing about it. Pattie Davis Overton reached out to FOX31 Denver’s Problem Solvers for help. “It’s just been a nightmare,” Overton said. A botched surgery eight months ago has left her with a dead leg. It has been difficult for […]

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    Mail carriers hope residents will shovel walks so they don’t get hurt

    DENVER — The U.S. Postal Service has a record of delivering the mail no matter what. But injuries can sideline a mail carrier for days, even weeks. And now they’re asking for the public’s help. With several inches of snow covering streets and sidewalks, the USPS is asking residents across the region to reduce the danger to its carriers. “Rain, sleet, snow. Nothing stops us from making our deliveries,” postal carrier Mike Fallon said. They deliver the mail day in […]

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    New details come to light about deadly brawl at motorcycle expo

    DENVER — The Denver Police Department on Sunday would not confirm which motorcycle clubs were involved in a a deadly shooting that shut down the country’s largest motorcycle expo a day early. But attorneys representing the clubs have spoken out. “There were people hiding behind this cement barrier and under the tables,” said vendor Tod Parker, a witness to the chaos that erupted at the National Western Complex at 12:48 p.m. Saturday. The city canceled the Colorado Motorcycle Expo after […]

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    Aurora police go out on puffer patrol

    AURORA, Colo. — It can be tempting to warm up your car on cold days like Tuesday morning. But you would be breaking the law if you did. Dozens of people learned that the hard way in Aurora as officers executed a city-wide “puffer” operation Tuesday morning. Warming up your car could leave you out in the cold. “It invites crime. It invites a thief to steal your vehicle,” Aurora police Officer Patricia Perea said. It’s why she was one […]

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    Homeowner who fatally shot robbery suspect could face charges

    LITTLETON, Colo. — The victim of an armed robbery in his home could face criminal charges. The homeowner shot and killed a man Sunday morning who came into his home in the 5400 block of South Taft Court after responding to a Craigslist ad. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office are weighing the evidence in deciding whether charges are appropriate. But the homeowner’s neighbors and others question whether he’s protected by the state’s “Make […]

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    Victim of hit-and-run returns to site of accident that almost killed him

    DENVER — A Denver man marked a somber one-year anniversary Sunday with gratitude and a newfound appreciation for life. On Jan. 24, 2015, Isaac Wak Wak, became a victim of a hit-and-run accident and left for dead. The 72-year-old returned to a place that brings him so much joy after so much suffering. Each step  has taken Wak Wak a year of hard work. “I am not using the wheelchair no more or the walker. I got rid of those like […]

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    Top jobs in America in 2016

    DENVER — The New Year might have you considering a new career path. A survey shows 45 percent of Americans plan to look for a new job in 2016. A list of the best jobs this year comes courtesy of Glassdoor, a jobs and recruiting site. The report reveals the top 25 jobs in America based on earning potential, career opportunities and number of openings. But we also look at which of those jobs are available in the Mile High […]

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    Police: Two mistakes led to death of 10-year-old girl in crash

    AURORA, Colo. — An Aurora family was grieving Tuesday after their 10-year-old daughter died in a crash Monday night. Briana Rodriguez was killed in a three-car accident about 5 p.m. Monday. Aurora police said her mother turned in front of an oncoming vehicle at East 16th Avenue and Del Mar Parkway. It’s a very unique intersection in which three streets converge. The girl’s mother was driving southbound on Del Mar with a green light, then she turned left onto 16th […]

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    Group protests ahead of annual marade, says it’s upholding true legacy of King

    DENVER — Martin Luther King Jr. might be looking down on Denver and smiling. On a holiday to honor his legacy, a peaceful protest disrupted Denver’s 32nd annual MLK marade. Men and women from a local group, Black Lives Matter 5280, used a megaphone and chanted during a rally before thousands marched out of City Park to Civic Center Park. It was a protest, in part, against government officials. One after the other, local and state leaders took to the […]

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    Witnesses sought in crash that killed three in August

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A single-car accident killed three people in August and five months later, the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office is asking the public for help. District Attorney Pete Weir is looking for people who witnessed the crash or were in the area that night. Investigators have more information and more questions. But the contact information for some witnesses is not the same. The accident happened in Conifer on northbound Highway 285 and South Turkey Creek Road between […]