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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!”

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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 […]

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    Driver speeds onto golf course nearly hitting golfers

    DENVER — Police need your help finding a driver who jeopardized the lives of many Sunday at a most unexpected place. Witnesses claim someone driving an SUV sped through Hole No. 5 at City Park Golf Course in Denver at about 12:20 p.m. The driver in a Toyota 4Runner jumped onto the curb from southbound Colorado Boulevard. Then, onto the fifth hole, where he damaged the grass and endangered the lives of golfers. It’s not the kind of “driving” you’d expect […]

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    Housing problems persist for CU Boulder students at Sterling University Peaks

    BOULDER, Colo. — It’s back to school for tens of thousands of CU students in Boulder Monday. But some of them will return to class without a place to lay their heads. We first told you about problems at an off-campus apartment complex Thursday. The City of Boulder declared Sterling University Peaks uninhabitable and forced students out for their own safety. The complex reported the problem as solved. But we’re learning from students and parents, that’s not the case. “I […]

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    CU students forced out of apartments deemed uninhabitable

    BOULDER, Colo. — Move-in day at CU Boulder turned into move-out day for hundreds of students Thursday. Late Wednesday, the city declared a privately owned, off-campus apartment complex as uninhabitable. That declaration now has students who signed leases at Sterling University Peaks Apartments scrambling for answers as to where they’ll live this school year. Students love that it’s so close to campus–just a couple of blocks away. But they frown upon how the owner went about turning two-bedroom apartments into four-bedrooms. […]

  • Commerce City Police

    Department of Justice launches review of Commerce City Police

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — After a series of embarrassing officer misconduct cases within the Commerce City Police Department, a bold move has been made. Commerce City and the Department of Justice announced Wednesday the launch of an independent, extensive review of the city’s police department. The DOJ’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services will do the review. Commerce City is the first in Colorado to ask for the in-depth assessment. It joins several other cities nationwide — some with major public relations problems, […]

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    Police agencies dismantle major heroin trafficking ring

    DENVER — A yearlong heroin trafficking investigation by several agencies has led to multiple arrests, and the seizure of millions of dollars in drugs and more than $218,000 in “dirty” money, law enforcement officials said Tuesday. “The poison that is heroin is being pumped into the Denver metro area from south of the Mexican border,” 18th Judicial District District Attorney George Brauchler said at a news conference featuring federal, state and local law enforcement involved in the operation. The agencies included the […]

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    JeffCo Public Schools testing for lead in water

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Schools nationwide struggle with lead in their water supplies and that has led Jefferson County Public Schools to voluntarily test the water in each of its 155 schools. The school district has 86,000 students and it tested the water in 91 of its schools. “We suspected we’d find something because of the age of the buildings. The average age is 45 years,” said Jefferson County Public Schools spokeswoman Diana Wilson. The results show the majority of […]

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    Trial bikeway opens along South Broadway in Denver on Monday

    DENVER — A grand experiment to improve bike safety in Denver gets underway at 10 a.m. Monday. But some bicyclists already are getting a jump on the city’s first two-way protected bike lane. The pilot project unveils new ideas for safely moving more people along South Broadway. But not everyone is on board with what could be permanent changes. Some businesses and drivers are reluctant about the experiment that turns one lane of South Broadway into a two-way bike lane. Some say it comes […]

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    Broomfield police try personal approach to tackle garage burglaries

    BROOMFIELD, Colo. — They are places you park your car and store your stuff. But garages can also open the door to criminals. The city of Broomfield is seeing a spike in garage  burglaries this summer. So it is taking a new tactic to help try to prevent these crimes of opportunity. “We’ve seen a recent increase in garage burglaries,” Broomfield police officer Larry Ottosen said. “About 70 percent of burglaries this year have been because of open garage doors.” […]

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    Focus is on water park safety after deadly accident in Kansas City

    FEDERAL HEIGHTS, Colo. — It is a place people go to play. But a water park in Kansas City, Kan., was the scene of the tragic death of a young boy Sunday. Water World has been in business for 37 years, with 12 million visitors and not a single death. Spokeswoman Joann Cortez said that’s a result of a good safety program, but also the rides are more family friendly than the one in Kansas City. “We are in the fun business. […]