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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!”


Recent Articles
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    Teen hitchhiker accused of attacking 71-year-old woman identified

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — The 16-year-old hitchhiker accused of attacking a 71-year-old woman in Lefthand Canyon has been identified as Jeffrey Collins, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday. Collins is wanted for attempted first-degree murder and assaulting an at-risk adult. The victim, Katie Kulpa, was in intensive care with a significant head injury and multiple fractures Tuesday afternoon, the sheriff’s office said. Her condition was upgraded to serious on Wednesday. Sheriff’s investigators had to get a court order to release Collins’ name […]

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    Court documents show church leaders, parents did not report sexual assault of child

    THORNTON, Colo. — Court documents question whether church leaders in Thornton conspired to protect a fellow pastor accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl. What’s more incredulous is the reaction from the victim’s own parents. A 16-page arrest affidavit paints a disturbing picture of what was going on inside Agape Bible Church at West 88th Avenue and Huron Street after it came to light one of its former pastors was having a sexual relationship with a girl who is now […]

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    Bullet flies into sleeping family’s home in Thornton

    THORNTON, Colo. — A bullet flew through a Thornton home and pierced the bedroom wall while a young family was sound asleep early Monday morning. The incident happened about 4 a.m. to a family of four who did not want to be identified and live on Russell Way. “We heard a pop and shattering, and felt a whole bunch of stuff fall on our faces,” said the wife and mother of two children, 18 months and 8 years old. A bullet […]

  • Bailey winery destroyed in semitruck accident on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016.

    Owners of Bailey winery destroyed by semitruck work to pick up pieces

    BAILEY, Colo. — A couple put so much work and money into wines that no one will ever taste. A semitrailer crashed into their winery, Aspen Peak Cellars, and demolished it early Tuesday morning. The devastation goes beyond the loss of a building — but also a livelihood. “It’s our livelihood. What are we going to do?” Marcel Flukiger said. He can’t hardly believe how a semitruck hauling bottled water drove straight into their business about 12:20 a.m. “It’s all we have. […]

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    ITT Tech closes after 50 years, including 2 Colorado campuses

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — For 50 years, ITT Technical Institute promised a college education that’s focused on careers. But Tuesday, the for-profit school is out of a job itself. ITT Tech abruptly and permanently shut its doors in Colorado and nationwide. The move affects 8,000 employees and 40,000 students at 140 locations. In Colorado, ITT Tech operated two campuses, in Westminster and Aurora, with enrollment at fewer than 300 students. The closures could also close the books for some on the dreams of a college […]

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    Police in Boulder investigate 2 unrelated sex crimes

    BOULDER, Colo. — Students are barely back to class at the University of Colorado and already there is a warning about predatory men. The Boulder Police Department and the University of Colorado Police Department are investigating two unrelated, sexually motivated crimes on and very near campus over the weekend. “A lot of things like this happen on college campuses and you just gotta be ready for that and expect it. Be prepared,” said a CU freshman who didn’t want to give her […]

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    Former Marine feels conned out of cash, wedding photos

    NORTHGLENN, Colo. — An Iraq war veteran got married in the spring in his hometown of Windsor. But Dennis Brunner, 29, has yet to receive his wedding photos. Brunner said the man hired to capture the wedding day on June 4 is MIA. Matthew Lane of Scenic Embrace beautifully captures couples getting married. But little did Brunner and his new wife, Dee, know that hiring Lane would tie their stomachs in knots. “We signed a contact with him and everything, and paid him […]

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    Men busted for selling cigarettes tainted with ‘spice’

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Colorado lawmakers outlawed synthetic pot, also known as spice, five years ago. But that didn’t keep two men from allegedly selling the dangerous drug at dozens of popular retail smoke shops across Colorado, other states and even parts of the world. Police busted that illegal spice operation and a grand jury returned a whopping 169-count indictment against the duo. “NBT. It stands for Never Been Tamed or Next Best Thing,” Jefferson County District Attorney Pete Weir said. […]

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    Son’s dogs euthanized after 60-year-old woman mauled to death

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Two dogs have been euthanized after attacking and killing a 60-year-old woman Monday night, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said. Susan Shawl was attacked by her son’s dogs at her home in the 31900 block of Black Widow Drive in the Conifer area, the sheriff’s office said. Two suspected terrier-pit bull mix dogs were involved in the attack. Investigators said they received a call from Shawl’s son about 7 p.m. saying he and his mother had been attacked. […]

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    Greeley man becomes first to receive FDA-approved plastic heart stent

    LOVELAND, Colo. — There has been a major development in the treatment of coronary heart disease, which kills more people worldwide than anything else. The Federal Drug Administration just approved the first fully dissolvable heart stent last month. And two weeks ago, a Greeley man became the first in Colorado to receive the milestone procedure at the first hospital in our state to use it. Stephen Hoffelt is always on the go. “And if we’re lucky, we get to go […]

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    Sheriff accused of sexually assaulting inmate at his home

    LOGAN COUNTY, Colo. — He had sworn to uphold the law. Now, he’s behind bars accused of breaking it. Tom Hanna, the Sheriff of Sedgwick County — in far northeastern Colorado — appeared in court late Wednesday afternoon to hear charges he sexually assaulted an inmate. A judge advised the disgraced sheriff of four criminal charges against him. Two are felonies that could send him to prison for life. The most serious is Sex Assault on an At-Risk Adult–a woman who […]

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    Good Samaritan hurt trying to help woman in LoDo

    DENVER — A Good Samaritan turned to FOX31 Problem Solvers when things went bad for him while trying to help a woman under attack in downtown Denver Sunday night. The 33-year-old Evergreen man soon found himself at the center of trouble. It was about 9 p.m. Sunday in the Ballpark neighborhood near Coors Field. The victim and his girlfriend had just had a nice dinner, when they spotted trouble near 20th and Market streets. He said a man was beating a […]