Is a human life worth as much as this car?

You would think. But if a visitor from outer space might conclude the opposite after seeing how much coverage the murder of eight Philadelphians got a couple of weekends ago -- compared to the breathless coverage of the theft (and recovery) of a Lamborghini and a Bentley in East Falls this morning.

Unless he bought yesterday's Daily News and read this great package, anchored by this Stephanie Farr on the killing of a Philadelphia 17-year-old, Tremaine Rogers,

Philly's murder problem also inspired not one but two must-read columns by the Daily News' Helen Ubinas.