In the early hours of a Sunday morning in March, Kianga Mwamba said, she was on the way home from a family gathering and about to stop to pick up some food for her children at the all-night restaurant Valentino's.
But as she got near, she stopped to record a group of police arresting a man across the street.
Mwamba, 36, flicked on the video recorder on her cell phone, telling officers she was allowed to record. But the situation quickly devolved into Mwamba's being hauled from her Toyota, tasered and charged with assaulting two police officers.
"I'm in shock for real, like are they really doing this to me," Mwamba said as she recalled the arrest in an...