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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
  • Taking a walk in Denver's City Park

    Safety alert issued about suspect groping women in Denver City Park

    DENVER — A safety alert about a string of gropings in and near City Park. The suspect description is a little vague right now as is the number of women he’s groped. Visitors to the park say they go there to walk, workout or enjoy the view. And now they have to closely watch their backs. This place of natural beauty and calm is interrupted by the turbulence of a stranger sexually touching several women after approaching them from behind. […]

  • Vandals cause thousands in damage to golf course in Jefferson County, Colo

    Vandals hit Jefferson County golf course, cause thousands in damage to golf carts

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Vandals hit a Jefferson County public golf course—twice this month—causing tens of thousands of dollars in damage. The Jeffco Sheriff’s Office hopes you recognize them and their car. It happened at the Meadows Golf Club in Littleton on Feb. 1 and Feb. 7. Workers suspect vandals attached a chain to a fence where the golf carts are stored–then, used a vehicle to pull the fence down, causing $2,700 damage to the fence alone. Once inside, they […]

  • Puppies at Thornton pet store

    Thieves hit Thornton pet store again, 2 puppies stolen

    THORNTON, Colo. — Some bold thieves hit a Thornton pet store Monday afternoon–snatching two puppies. Now, Thornton Police need your help catching the crooks. There’s just something about a puppy. And at Renee Reece’s Pet Ranch at 3823 East 120th Ave., a lot of people come in to look at the fur balls of affection. “They love you. They love you unconditionally,” she said. Some will shell out hundreds of dollars to take one home. “I have to take her. […]

  • Isaac Wak Wak

    One month later, Stock Show hit-and-run victim struggling to recover

    DENVER — A Denver man remained bed-ridden for almost a month now after a driver hit him and left him for dead. It happened the last day of the Denver Stock Show Jan. 25. Thirty days later, the 71-year-old is barely on the road to recovery. “It’s something I wouldn’t wish on my rottenest enemy,” says Isaac Wak Wak, an active member of the Colville Native American tribe. It’s hard to imagine lying in a bed for 30 days straight–with […]

  • Denver volunteers ramp up food delivery efforts, before big snowstorm

    DENVER — Some nervous eyes to the sky from volunteers at a non-profit that delivers meals to people with life-threatening illnesses. Project Angel Heart had to adjust their delivery schedules in anticipation of the impending snowstorm. More than a thousand Coloradans depend on volunteers from the organization to get meals to them for the week. They rely on volunteers to get in their own personal cars and drive food to the doorsteps of clients. But bad weather increases the risk […]

  • Teen assaulted near Iliff and Peoria in Aurora

    Police: Teen girl attacked, sexually assaulted in busy part of Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. — A warning from Aurora Police about a predator who sexually assaulted a teenager over the weekend. It happened about 8:30 p.m. Saturday in the area of East Iliff Avenue and South Peoria Street. We’re told a stranger grabbed the girl in a parking lot near the busy intersection and assaulted her near a shuttered restaurant. Aurora Police won’t confirm that. But they say they need the public’s help finding the suspect. A constant rumble of traffic can’t […]

  • One woman works to overcome hoarding

    Secret life of hoarding: How one woman is taking back control of her life

    DENVER — Chances are there’s someone who hoards things living in your neighborhood. They live in every zip code in America, every neighborhood and it doesn’t matter if they’re rich or poor. “People don’t choose to live like this. You don’t want to live like this,” Lin Nicholson said. But overcoming the disorder that leads to hoarding can be an excruciating process. Nearly five percent of the population is afflicted with mental illness that compels a person to accumulate items […]

  • Denver family homeless after rental scam

    DENVER — A Denver family becomes homeless Sunday and they owe it all to a scam. The family of five thought they had finally found the perfect rental home. But learned just last night they not only lost the house–but all the money they put into it. “When we saw the house, I was like, ‘This is the perfect house,’” says grandmother Ramona Salas, about the house at 20342 E. 40th Pl. in Green Valley Ranch. It was the perfect […]

  • Colorado Company called Craftsy makes online craft videos

    Colorado company that makes craft videos on list of Forbes ‘most promising’

    DENVER — A Colorado company is weaving such a foundation of success it’s now recognized as one of “America’s Most Promising Companies.” For a second straight year, Denver-based Craftsy makes the coveted Forbes list. Craftsy is tapping into the $30 billion a year industry of crafting. It has turned its online interactive instructional videos into $43 million last year. And it’s still stitching together quite a following. They might be considered “old-fashioned” hobbies: knitting, quilting and sewing. But Craftsy uses […]

  • Potholes in metro Denver

    Pothole problems pop up around metro Denver

    DENVER — You no doubt have run into them on your drive around metro Denver. A pothole even shut down one lane of I-70 Tuesday morning as crews worked to fill it. And don’t expect much relief from them for a while. “They’re a nuisance. They’re hard to deal with,” driver Debbie Benjamin said. They hide in plain sight, laying in wait for unsuspecting drivers, like Benjamin. “It’s horrible potholes, your car clunk, clunk, clunks every minute,” she says about […]

  • Warm weather has Denver residents thinking about spring

    DENVER — At the Colorado Garden and Home Show, people are thinking about spring and summer. “I love to come here. I love the smells of the earth and flowers,” said show goer. Ten-thousand people will come here today to see flowers blooming in February, tender buds shooting from branches, and waterfalls flowing–not frozen. “It reminds you of spring and summer,” said one show goer. But outside, it feels like spring has already sprung. “It’s really sunny, warm. You don’t […]

  • Fire at Ulysses Senior Housing in Golden, Colo. Photo courtesy: Golden Fire Department

    Investigation underway into death of elderly woman and fire in Golden

    GOLDEN, Colo. — A fire at a senior living complex in Golden killed one woman Friday. The fire at Ulysses Senior Housing, at West 12th Avenue and Ulysses Street was contained to the woman’s patio home. Firefighters say there were flames when they arrived and that she was deceased when they got there. Investigators couldn’t say Friday night if it was the fire that killed her. “We are not sure if the fire caused the death. That will be part […]