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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!"

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  • A worker in hazardous material clothing tests for Ebola. (Credit: CNN)

    Colorado health department lays out response plan for Ebola

    DENVER — We’re learning more about Colorado’s preparedness and response should the Ebola virus make its way into our state. Leaders in health care and travel are sharing their plans to prevent the virus from spreading here. “This is the largest Ebola outbreak in history,” says Dr. Larry Wolk, who heads the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The virus has killed 4,555 people so far–just one in the United States, with two other people recovering. But a group […]

  • Allen B. wins $1 million from Colorado Lottery

    Man’s losing Colorado lottery ticket wins $1 million

    THORNTON, Colo. — Colorado’s newest millionaire wins instant riches through a losing scratch ticket. The 30-year-old Thornton husband and father got the surprise of his life Wednesday at work,  when the Colorado Lottery showed up unannounced. It was a slight source of irritation. “He just kept bringing them home and I was like, ‘You gotta stop,” laughs Allen B.’s wife, Lorena. Her husband kept buying Monopoly Millionaire scratch tickets at $20 a pop. “And he had 256 of them,” chimes […]

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    Georgia court ruling could hold parents responsibile for what kid posted online

    DENVER — An appeals court ruling in Georgia could put parents across the country—and here in Colorado–on notice about their kids’ online activity. The ruling marks a legal precedent on the issue of a parents’ responsibility when it comes to what their kids do online. “Random kids were telling. Sorry. It makes me upset. They were telling her that she should kill herself. That she was ugly. That she was awful,” says Highlands Ranch mother, Naomi Lowell. She was floored […]

  • Boulder trailer fire kills little boy

    Neighbors question how long it took Boulder firefighters to arrive at fire that killed little boy

    BOULDER, Colo.  — Neighbors criticize firefighter response time to a Boulder fire yesterday that killed a little boy. They say it could have made the difference in saving the child’s life. But Boulder Fire says probably nothing could have saved the little boy. Dispatchers got the first 911 call just before 10:23 a.m. Tuesday to the Boulder Meadows Mobile Home Park in the 4900 block of 19th Street. Firefighters arrived at about 10:31 a.m. That’s an eight-minute response time some neighbors […]

  • A massive house fire broke out in Aurora on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.

    Woman dies in natural gas explosion, fire in Aurora home

    AURORA, Colo. -- A fire fully engulfed a home and an adjacent home caught fire in Aurora early Tuesday morning.

  • Northglenn man reunites with Navy buddy, 40 years later

    NORTHGLENN, Colo. — A Northglenn man reunites with his best friend this weekend about 40 years after they last saw each other. An online search and snail mail combined to bring the old Navy buddies together again. They were just teenagers, when they became best friends as Navy shipmates during the Vietnam War. “I was 17. He was 18,” says Joe Martinez, about his age and that of his friend, Rick Mueller. And, 43 years later, Martinez and Mueller resume […]

  • The photo-sharing app Snapchat offers a false sense of privacy by promising it will erase photos.

    Hackers stole 100,000-200,000 Snapchat photos; will post them online

    DENVER — Some say it’s bigger than the iCloud hacking that exposed naked pictures of celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and Kirsten Dunst. This time, the targets are everyday people–in particular, teenagers. Hackers have intercepted a giant cache of Snapchat photos and videos and they’re expected to leak them online next week. Computer experts say about 200,000 private photos sent using Snapchat were getting passed around an anonymous internet message board 4Chan. And it’s likely many of the compromised […]

  • Hospitals giving away free flu shots

    DENVER — The Ebola virus is grabbing a lot of the headlines lately. But health officials say the flu is an even greater danger to your family. Today, HealthONE hospitals put aside profits to give away free flu shots to anyone who walked in their doors. The vaccine can save you from misery–but can also save your life. Influenza kills between 3,000 and 49,000 Americans each year. “They started lining up about 45 minutes before we got started this morning,” […]

  • Dog in Commerce City, Colo. shot and killed

    Officials explain decision not to file charges against man who killed dog

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — No criminal charges against a man who shot and killed a family dog in Commerce City Saturday. The decision by the 17th Judicial District Attorney Dave Young deeply disappoints the dog’s owners. The Martinez family had gathered at their home in the 14800 block of E. 116th Ave. for their 5-year-old daughter’s birthday party, when their Lab-mix, Clifford, jumped their fence and attacked a Great Dane- mix. Moments later, a single shot would kill Clifford. And […]

  • Coloradans react to U.S. – Arab coalition launching airstrikes against terrorists in Syria

    DENVER — President Obama says participation of the five Arab nations in airstrikes against ISIS is a victory. A Syrian-American family agrees. But a Middle East experts says, not so fast. Nader Hashemi, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Denver says Obama is making a big deal about the alliance. He thinks it’s overstated. But a Syrian-American welcomes the alliance–anything he says that will help the Syrian people. “It’s about time. It’s about way […]

  • Group provides cannabis to vets suffering from chronic pain

    DENVER — Twenty-two veterans commit suicide every day in the U.S. An untold number of them die from drug overdoses. But a Colorado group says it has a solution to save some of these souls from their emotional and physical pain. A cannabis giveaway event in Denver drew about 500 people — most of them vets. “This is our biggest one so far,” says founder of Operation Grow 4 Vets, Roger Martin. The line stretched throughout the hotel. Vets everywhere […]

  • School bus outside Goldrick Elementary in Denver

    5-year-old goes missing from Denver school, was put on school bus by mistake

    DENVER — A 5-year-old boy went missing from his elementary school in Denver last week. His mother now questions her son’s safety at a place he should be protected. Last Thursday just before 3 p.m., the 5-year-old’s older brother went to Goldrick Elementary School at 1050 S. Zuni St. to pick him up. He signed him out. But there was no little brother to take home. And no one at the school could tell them where the little boy went. […]