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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
  • Chris Acklam gets his son's pickup truck back

    Heartbreak turns to relief for man after pickup that belonged to son who died was recovered

    DENVER — Heartbreak turned to relief for a Henderson man after police recovered his late son’s stolen pick up truck. Overnight, Arvada Police located the 2004 F-350 with a hand-painted caliper on the hood. Tuesday morning, Chris Acklam, 60, picked it up. “Yah, I came to pick up that 350,” he told the staff at Connolly’s Towing in Arvada. Each step is painful. Bad knees and arthritis are a constant in every journey for the man. But nothing can keep […]

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    Family heartbroken after pickup truck stolen that belonged to son who died

    HENDERSON, Colo. — A family thought nothing could hurt again as much as the death of their loved one 1 1/2 years ago. A thief proved them wrong. Someone stole the pickup truck of a 31-year-old man killed in a car accident in 2014. It was one of the last physical reminders of a man the family loved. Chris Acklam died in a head-on collision in Commerce City the morning of June 4, 2014. His family never imagined that would […]

  • A car drove into a pond early Sunday morning. Divers were investigating if there were more victims.

    One killed after car drives off Foothills Parkway into pond

    BOULDER, Colo. — One person died a car drove off U.S. 36 into a pond early Sunday morning, the Colorado State Patrol said. State Patrol got the call at 7: 40 a.m. about a car submerged in a retention pond off U.S. 36 and Foothills Parkway. The Ford Taurus was traveling southbound on Foothills Parkway trying to get onto eastbound U.S. 36 when the driver lost control on the turn and went into the pond, investigators said. The pond is not deep, […]

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    Report: SUV’s and trucks cheaper to insure than cars

    DENVER — A new report shows SUV’s and trucks are cheaper to insure than cars. This, even though SUV’s and trucks tend to cost more than sedans. InsuranceQuotes.com looked at the 20 most popular vehicles sold this year and got their rates. The Ford Explorer topped the list of the best insurance deals. But another Ford model, the Focus, scored the worst. An Explorer is sleek, shiny and about double the cost of a new Focus. But its insurance is […]

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    Wheat Ridge police looking for shooting suspect in death of man at Walgreen’s

    WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — Wheat Ridge police hope surveillance pictures will help them solve their first shooting homicide of the year. It happened about 8:15 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of a Walgreen’s at West 44th Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard. Police say Guled Abdullahi Ige, 24, was shot in the abdomen and later died at a hospital. Witnesses said there was an argument before the gunshot rang out. They also saw a woman standing with the victim who could […]

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    CDOT in place to make roads as safe as possible during storm

    DENVER —  A blizzard could bear down on Colorado starting tonight and ending tomorrow. Snow totals could be up to eight inches in metro Denver, higher in the high country–all of it could make travel tricky. The day started with sunshine and dry roads across the metro–except in the high country–where snow and cold antagonized drivers. “What we are also looking at are higher winds. When you combine high winds with more snow it has a potential for blizzard conditions,” […]

  • Suspect wanted in shooting of Commerce City police officer. (Sketch: Commerce City Police Department)

    $20,000 reward offered to find suspect in shooting of Commerce City officer

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — They’re hoping money talks — $20,000 to be specific — when it comes to getting information on the attempted murder of a Commerce City police officer who was shot by a driver while on patrol. Officer Kevin Lord, an eight-year veteran, was shot at close range on Sunday morning while making a traffic stop in the 9700 block of Peoria Street. Lord seriously injured but was wearing a bulletproof vest and is expected to survive. Several […]

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    Veterans question message of anti-Isis graphic comic book

    DENVER — We often hear about the brutality of the terrorist group ISIS. But an American publisher is taking its acts of violence to a new form of media. The comic book/coloring book is unlike any we grew up with. The book is in black and white, but some say its message is a little bit more murky. Inside the Veteran and Military Student Center at the Tivoli in Denver, students flip through the pages of “ISIS A Culture of […]

  • A hazardous materials crew was called in to remove potentially dangerous chemicals found in the home of a suicide victim on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2015.

    Thornton school closed for hazmat cleanup in nearby home

    THORNTON, Colo. — An elementary school was closed on Tuesday after being evacuated Monday as hazardous materials crews work to remove and remove potentially dangerous chemicals from a nearby home. The chemicals were discovered inside the home Sunday during a suicide investigation and some homes on Fillmore Court near 135th Avenue were also evacuated. During the investigation, Thornton police discovered the chemicals and called in a hazmat team. The suicide victim was a chemical engineering student and the chemicals found were […]

  • Commerce City Police were investigating after a suspect allegedly shot a police officer during a traffic stop Sunday morning.

    Suspect sought after Commerce City officer shot during traffic stop

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — A male suspect and his vehicle are being sought after he allegedly shot a police officer during a traffic stop Sunday morning, the Commerce City Police Department said. The officer, Kevin Lord, is recovering at home after being shot at close range. The veteran officer was wearing a bulletproof vest — and it likely saved his life. Police are still looking for the suspect who allegedly opened fire on him just after 7 a.m. Sunday in […]

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    Major changes to I-70 will impact mountain travel

    DENVER — Some big changes are coming to help alleviate the gridlock on your drive up Interstate 70 to Colorado’s high country. Construction crews are working on a temporary express toll lane that will run on the shoulder of the eastbound lane of I-70 from Idaho Springs to Empire. The Colorado Department of Transportation said the 13-mile stretch could save drivers up to 60 minutes — but for a cost up to $30. It will be ready Dec. 12.. The […]

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    Residents of loft outraged by new construction for bus stop

    DENVER — A battle is brewing between some downtown dwellers and the Regional Transportation District. Residents of the IsBell Lofts at 1800 Lawrence St. woke up Monday to the clamor of construction. It was the first sign of what would be coming outside their door — and they are not happy about it. The city of Denver is building what’s called a transit island because buses will no longer be able to pull up to the curb because of new protected […]