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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
  • Flooding at Bear Creek Lake Park

    Persistent rain, flooding close much of Bear Creek Lake Park for recreational use

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Park rangers are keeping their eyes on the sky as a week full of rain could mean more flooding around Chatfield, Cherry Creek and Bear Creek Lake reservoirs. Flooding has ended all motorized boating, some fishing and most trail use at Bear Creek Lake. “What we see is a 30- to 40-foot rise in our lake level, which puts a lot of our facilities under water,” Lakewood Parks Supervisor Drew Sprafke said. Nearly two weeks straight of […]

  • Littleton snowshoer rescued after falling off icy ledge

    CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. — A man snowshoeing on Berthoud Pass ended up walking straight into trouble Sunday. Two volunteer groups had to come to Brad Bylund’s rescue after he fell off the icy ledge of a mountain. But the Littleton man also owes his safety to ham radio operators who called 911 for help. “I got myself in trouble,” says Bylund about his predicament. Grand County Search And Rescue and Alpine Rescue braved white-out conditions to answer a call […]

  • Nina Schwartz faces charges in heroin overdose death of boyfriend

    Woman faces charges in heroin overdose death of boyfriend

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — For what could be the first time in the history of Boulder County, police charged an alleged drug dealer with the overdose death of a man. The victim died in February, but police just arrested the suspect Wednesday. Austin O’Loughlin, 33, died at the home at 2965 17th St. February 28. His girlfriend now faces multiple felonies, including criminally negligent homicide and manslaughter. Police said she not only provided the heroin he used, but she didn’t […]

  • Police were investigating a possible child abuse case that left a 2-year-old Greeley boy in critical condition on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.

    2-year-old Greeley boy in critical condition; mother’s boyfriend charged with abuse

    GREELEY, Colo. — A Greeley toddler clings to life after police said his mother’s boyfriend abused him. It happened Monday about 1:45 p.m. in the “Friendly Village” mobile home park at 200 North 35th Avenue. The boyfriend, John Melvin White, 33, told police the dog had knocked the child over. Michael Lara, 2, was unresponsive and not breathing when paramedics rushed him to North Colorado Medical Center. He was then airlifted to Children’s Hospital in Aurora where he’s in critical […]

  • New service in Denver is like the ‘Uber of parking’

    DENVER — Parking in downtown Denver and Boulder is free for the next two weeks with the use of a new parking valet-like service. It’s available on a new app called BluCar. Some call the new service “Uber for parking.” After downloading the app, the user summons a valet to pick up the car near Larimer Square, Union Station and Lower Highlands. “I have to give myself an extra 30 minutes to get down here, because I spend 30 minutes […]

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    Auraria Campus police investigating attempted rape

    DENVER — A bold attack inside an educational building on the Auraria Campus Saturday afternoon has prompted a search for the man who attempted to rape a woman. Auraria Campus police are investigating an attempted rape of a woman inside the West Classroom building at 1050 10th Street Mall at about 2: 05 p.m. A campus alert stated the suspect grabbed the victim, pushed her to the floor and tried to rape her. But she fought back and escaped. What has […]

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    GoFundMe page set up for family of suspect in Michelle Wilkins attack removed

    LONGMONT, Colo. — It was a horrendous crime against one of the most vulnerable among us. A Longmont woman allegedly cut a fetus out of another woman’s womb, killing it. And now we’re learning the suspect’s husband is making money from the tragedy. Michelle Wilkins responded to a Craigslist ad to buy baby clothes from Dynel Lane, when police say Lane brutally attacked her. A FOX 31 Denver News viewer tipped us off to a fundraiser to help Lane’s husband, […]

  • Money

    Colorado lawmakers pass bill allowing higher interest rates on consumer loans

    DENVER — Lawmakers passed a bill on the final day of their session that means Coloradans will pay more in interest if they borrow money. Only the Governor can save consumers now. House Bill 1390 raises interest rates on personal consumer loans by up to 71 percent. It would allow lenders to raise finance rates from 21 percent to 36 percent on loans up to $3,000. It also increases rates from 15 to 21 percent on loans more than $3,000 […]

  • Neighbors, police seek answers after CU student breaks into home, shot dead

    BOULDER, Colo. — An intruder who broke into a Boulder home Monday night and paid for it with his life was identified as a CU student Tuesday. Roberto Zamora, 19, of Boulder broke into the home at 98 Pima Court about 8:40 p.m. when the home’s owner shot him dead, according to investigators. Now, we’re learning the student caused a commotion among other neighbors in his last minutes alive. “Three really loud bangs,” is what neighbor Brock Derby heard from […]

  • Teen hit by lightning in Aurora comatose, in critical condition

    AURORA, Colo. —  We now know the identity of a teenager struck down by lightning Friday afternoon in Aurora. The 15-year-old is still fighting for his life at University of Colorado Hospital. His family confirms he is Brian Tena Cardenas from Aurora. It was in an open field Friday near the Aurora Police Department just before 4 p.m. Tena Cardenas was struck down in the prime of his life. “He got hit by lightning,” says his friend, Carlos Hernandez, who […]

  • Meterologists: How to avoid being struck by lightning in Colorado

    DENVER — A teenager continues to recover in an Aurora hospital after lightning struck him down Friday. Colorado is a magnet for lightning strikes–with the third highest lightning fatality rate in the country. It raises a question of what you can do to avoid becoming the next victim. The National Weather Service (NWS) in Boulder has important advice. Lightning likely hit a teenager in Aurora simply because he was in this open field. A no-no, according to the NWS, which […]

  • ‘Shorty’ the dog gets new set of wheels to help her get around

    DENVER — She’s a Labrador mix who doesn’t even realize her back legs don’t work. Her birth defect could have meant a shorter lifespan and premature arthritis and tendonitis. But now the 1-year-old canine is getting some new wheels to maneuver her into a better quality of life. Shorty’s condition might have led other animal shelters to put her down. But no-kill shelter MaxFund came up with the money to pay for a new wheelchair and physical therapy. You’d think […]