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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
  • Olympians preparing for Rio

    U.S. Olympic officials take steps to protect athletes from Zika virus

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Olympics are 72 days out, which means athletes are going all out in their preparation to compete on the world’s largest stage. Several athletes are getting ready at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, and that includes addressing a challenge to athletes’ health because the games are in Brazil. “What do they need to maximize their ability to perform on the field of play? Then, we bring those services and resources together,” said Alan Ashley, […]

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    Hundreds turn out to ride in honor of Denver officer

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — It’s a line of work that puts them in the line of fire. And on Sunday, the community came together outside Columbine High School to support and honor the Brothers in Blue. More than 500 people turned out for the MC-1 Honor Run that’s in its third year. But each year represents an officer critically injured or killed in the line of duty. This year, they rode in honor of Denver police Sgt. Tony Lopez Jr. A suspect nearly shot him to death during […]

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    Man pleads guilty to killing state trooper; DA says victim’s family benefits

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — A retired Army colonel pleaded guilty Wednesday afternoon to killing a Colorado State Patrol trooper in November. Eric Henderson, 52, admitted to hitting Trooper Jamie Jursevics, 33, with his flat-bed truck while she directed traffic around an accident on Interstate 25 south of Castle Rock. Henderson had faced five charges; he pleaded guilty to two, vehicular homicide and tampering with evidence. Those charges carry a possible sentence of up to 13 1/2 years in prison or as little as probation. Jursevics had […]

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    Police search for leads in homicide of woman in Aurora parking lot

    AURORA, Colo. — A woman who was found with stab wounds in her neck in the parking lot of a Burlington Coat Factory in Aurora on Sunday night and later died has been identified. Chelsea Yasser was 21 years old, but there are still a lot of unanswered questions. One of Yasser’s four Facebook pages said she lived in Arizona. Her last post on Saturday showed a photo she took of herself in a bathroom mirror. On that page, her step-grandmother asked if anybody had information […]

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    Victims killed in I-25 crash identified; police search for possibly aggressive driver

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — It was a horrific single-vehicle crash in the heart of rush hour Friday that left three people dead. The names of the victims have been released and the Colorado State Patrol needs help bringing some justice to their grieving families. A photo near the crash site shows they were together in life — and now death. The smiling faces of cousins Timothy Baca, 40, and Simon Mejia, 40, peer from a memorial of flowers, candles and […]

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    Fire victims still can’t return to normal 8 months after fire

    ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — A fire chased away dozens of people from their homes in Arapahoe County last fall. And Wednesday, they said they are no closer to getting back to normal than they were eight months ago. They reached out to the FOX31 Denver Problem Solvers for help in getting some answers. An entire wing of the Country Club Villas is like a ghost town. No one lives there. But there is a presence of anguish from owners such as Michael Bragg. […]

  • Emojis

    Parents beware: Kids know secret emoji language

    DENVER — It was Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year. And it’s quickly becoming the universal language of the Internet — after Apple included an emoji keyboard on its phones five years ago. It’s estimated 6 billion emojis are sent each day. But the cartoonish, seemingly innocent and playful use of emojis can have a dark side. It’s a new form of communication Sheila Allison and her 12-year-old use regularly. “I work odd hours. When she’s getting ready to go to sleep, […]

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    Brothers who drowned near Lyons identified

    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — The Larimer County Coroner’s Office released the names Monday of two children who drowned in Pinewood Springs on Mother’s Day. Paul “Jacob” Foreman, 10, and his brother, Daniel Foreman, 7, attended Laurene Edmondson Elementary School in Loveland. Their grandfather, Paul Foreman of Colorado Springs, said they were at the top of their classes and very well loved. They were visiting their father, Jeff Foreman, 45, having a great time when fun turned to tragedy. Jacob and Daniel Foreman and […]

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    Authorities still assessing damage caused by eastern Plains tornadoes

    WRAY, Colo. — The National Weather Service investigated 15 reports of tornadoes across the eastern Plains on Sunday. But nowhere was the damage worse than in Wray. The wicked weather injured five people, and damaged three homes and a business. Several tornadoes hit the town of nearly 3,000 about 2 1/2 hours east of Denver on Saturday. But the one that caused the most damage was a half-mile wide and ran six miles north along Highway 385 and County Road 37. “There’s a […]

  • Riding a motorcycle

    Motorcycle deaths on Colorado roads hit all-time high in 2015

    DENVER — Motorcycle fatalities in Colorado reached an all-time high last year. The Colorado Department of Transportation said Wednesday the number of deaths involving motorcycles surpassed triple digits for the first time. One-hundred-six people died in motorcycle crashes in 2015, CDOT said. That’s up 11.7 percent from 2014 and 20 percent higher than 2013. The sudden spike prompted CDOT to do something about it. “There’s the thrill of speed,” longtime motorcycle rider Marc Bilker said. “An hour on the open road and a […]

  • Demolished back yard

    Families say they’re connected by construction contractor nightmare

    DENVER — Several families turned to the FOX31 Denver Problem Solvers when a contractor they hired to improve their homes left them with big messes — and out tens of thousands of their hard-earned dollars. The families are not hopeful they will see their money again. But they want others to be aware of doing business with the company, Services 5280, run by Kevin Mollo. “The addition was supposed to be here,” said Maureen McLaughlin of Parker, showing where an ADA-compliant 500-square-foot addition […]

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    Fed up with pressure to marry, Denver woman chooses mannequin family

    DENVER — We first heard of a Denver woman through an ad for “Ripley`s Believe It Or Not.” The famous series of books actually believed she lived with mannequins. But the University of Colorado graduate is an artist whose work has spanned the globe and satirizes conformity. Her medium is photography. Her subjects are mannequins. But her message is no dummy. Suzanne Heintz has cooked up the recipe for a life that today she’s grateful for. “People are like, ‘You are so nice, […]