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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
  • Glenn Martin's family holds emotional news conference

    Family wants help finding person who fired stray bullet that killed their father at campsite

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office identified a man Monday who was killed by what appears to be a stray bullet while camping with his family over the Fourth of July weekend. Glenn Martin, 60, died about 6:30 p.m. Friday at Rainbow Falls Park near Woodland Park. His family spoke to the media Monday, making an emotional plea for help finding the person who fired the bullet. They are heartbroken. Not only did they lose their loved […]

  • Stranger makes Denver couple’s proposal special thanks to social media

    MORRISON, Colo. — If you had any doubts about the power of social media, this story will reinforce its strength. It’s a moment that only comes once in a loving relationship — the proposal. A Denver couple got engaged in front of thousands at Red Rocks amphitheater on Saturday night. Mike Parks, 32, and Tracie Bardonner, 33, had it all on video, until Parks accidentally deleted it. Not to worry, a stranger ended up saving the day.  Like any relationship, there […]

  • Lakewood fire damages apartments, sends residents scrambling

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — It’s been a real bad day for about a dozen people in Lakewood. First, their landlord forced them out of their homes. Then, a ferocious fire sent them scrambling for safety. It happened about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 1400 block of Harlan Street. The fire broke out in a storage building situated between two apartment buildings. And that was a big worry for firefighters as they raced to keep it from spreading and endangering the many lives […]

  • Fitness challenge honors memory of fallen Navy SEAL Danny Dietz

    LITTLEON, Colo. — Sunday marks the 10 year anniversary of an event that shines the spotlight on the horror and bravery of war. Operation Red Wing led to a book and a movie called Lone Survivor and mor than 150 people came out Saturday to honor one of the men on the Navy SEALS team that died that day in Afghanistan. It’s called the 6-28-05 Memorial Fitness Challenge. Six exercises, done 28 times each for five rounds, including burpees, sit-ups, […]

  • A northern Colorado task force released a sketch of pickup it says is a vehicle of interest in connection to a string of random shootings in the area.

    Task force on northern Colorado shootings releases sketch of vehicle of interest

    LOVELAND, Colo. -- The multiagency task force that was set up after random shooting incidents in northern Colorado since April released the sketch of a pickup truck Tuesday it said is a vehicle of interest.

  • A woman suffered a minor stab injury after being carjacked in the 900 block of South Broadway on Monday, June 22, 2015.

    Man stabbed in carjacking in Denver parking garage; suspect remains on the run

    DENVER — A man was stabbed during a carjacking in a parking garage near the 900 block of South Broadway on Monday morning, the Denver Police Department said. Police said a man took a four-door black Toyota Tacoma with Colorado license plates 966-MFH in a parking garage near South Lincoln Street and East Tennessee Avenue about 7:45 a.m. The victim’s wife, Tonya Barlow, said her husband, Mike, saw the suspect inside the garage trying to get into a car with […]

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    I-25 widening project causing traffic headaches in south metro area

    LONE TREE, Colo. — A heads up for commuters heading northbound on Interstate 25 into the metro area Monday morning. The Colorado Department of Transportation is temporarily changing the traffic pattern as part of a project to widen the interstate. It’s happening between RidgeGate Parkway and County Line Road, and drivers say it is causing some confusion. CDOT says warning signs go back into Castle Rock, alerting drivers to the change. The signs might be a bit small and hard […]

  • Rowdy survived a high-speed fall from a car window onto a highway

    Dog survives fall onto highway at 70 mph

    DENVER — It’s the summer driving season and with that comes certain dangers for your family. Utah woman visiting the Denver area learned that the hard way. Her road trip almost ended in tragedy when her dog fell out the window on a highway. Rowdy isn’t really living up to his name right now, as he rests on a couch in Brighton. “Unreal. No broken legs. No internal injuries,” says Diane Stoebe of Springville, Utah, of her 5-year-old Eskimo Husky. […]

  • Flood 50 years ago caused massive destruction, changed landscape in Denver and other places

    DENVER — Fifty years ago Tuesday, days of torrential rain that deluged Colorado caused the unthinkable. It changed the landscape of Denver and many other places in Colorado. The South Platte River flooded through the heart of Denver, taking out homes, bridges and practically everything in its path. The 1965 South Platte River Flood was Denver’s greatest disaster and changed the way flood control is dealt with. “There was just so much water, it didn’t have nowhere to go. So […]

  • Ramon Balderas-Soto, left, and Mark Boncich ride together

    One 11-year-old’s desire to help his best friend pays off in big ways

    DENVER — It started as one 11-year-old trying to help another. When Mark Boncich got an opportunity to learn a skill many of us take for granted, he wanted to share it with his best buddy, Ramon Balderas-Soto. But there was a problem about how to pay for the $300 iCan Bike program. So our problem solvers stepped in to help. “Oh gosh, when they get together all you hear is laughter. No matter what mood you’re in, it just […]

  • Wet weather reduces risk of wildfires; experts warn to be ready anyway

    DENVER — Colorado’s wet weather is helping delay wildfire season. But will it stay that way during the peak wildfire season next month? Fire meteorologist Tim Mathewson with the Rocky Mountain Coordination Center said it looks like the fire risk will remain below average for the rest of June and could turn to a more average fire season in mid-July. But he said don’t let all the green vegetation fool you into being complacent when it comes to fire mitigation […]

  • Parole officer shoots man in apartment in Aurora, Colo.

    Parole officer’s shooting of man in Aurora apartment under investigation

    AURORA, Colo. —   A Colorado parole officer shot a man inside an Aurora apartment Monday morning during a routine check of a parolee. But it wasn’t that parolee who was fighting for his life Monday night. Aurora Police have been at the Monte Vista apartment building since about 7:45 a.m. when two parole officers entered room 306 and encountered a man with a gun. One of the officers fired a single shot hitting that man in the stomach. Now, police […]